Council of State greenlights extradition of 30-year-old Moroccan man believed to be an ISIS member

[InTime News]

The Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, on Wednesday approved the extradition of a 30-year-old Moroccan man who is believed to be a member of the ISIS terrorist group.

The man was arrested in Thessaloniki in July 2021 after a red alert was issued by Interpol and an arrest warrant by a Moroccan prosecutor, charging him with the formation of a criminal organization and carrying out terrorist activities, among other offenses.

The Council of Appeals in Thessaloniki and the Supreme Court favored his extradition, as according to the Supreme Court there was no evidence to substantiate the validity of the man's claims, who had said that his human rights were at stake in Morocco and that he will not have a fair trial there.

On January 1, 2023, the Greek justice minister signed off on his extradition.

But the man appealed his case anew, this...

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