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Prakash citizenship revocation could jeopardise extradition chances, says Law Council

Australia’s peak body for lawyers says the “premature” announcement that Islamic State member Neil Prakash has been stripped of his citizenship could jeopardise efforts to see him face justice in this country.

  • David Wroe
  • The Canberra Times

Law Council of Australia president Arthur Moses, SC, has said that Turkey – where Prakash is currently in jail facing terrorism charges – would take into account whether or not he was an Australian in considering an…

“I am troubled that this potentially premature announcement by the Minister could jeopardise future extradition proceedings to bring Prakash back to Australia to face our justice system for his alleged crimes,” he…

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