Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Gary McKinnon Facing Extradition for hacking but Millions of our tax money is spent keeping Terror Suspects from being Extradited due to Human Rights

European human rights judges are costing the British taxpayer millions of pounds by stalling the extradition of six of the world’s most wanted Islamist terror suspects.

The independent panel that has been reviewing extradition laws will today accuse the European Court of Human Rights of being inefficient and slow.

The six terror suspects – who include hook-handed cleric Abu Hamza – have been languishing in British jails for a combined total of almost 50 years.

The cost to the taxpayer of their incarceration alone is an estimated £2.5million. They are accused of running terror training camps, plotting atrocities and running extremist websites.

But the controversial European court has halted their extradition to the U.S. in case their human rights are breached by lengthy jail sentences. The court has allowed their cases to drag on for years.

Campaigners point to the stark difference between the way the court has dealt with terror suspects and its treatment of Asperger’s sufferer Gary McKinnon. Read More