‘We feel the loss of Malki every day,’ says father of Malki Roth, killed in Sbarro suicide bombing, who is seeking extradition of Ahlam Tamimi to US who assisted with the terror attack.
Jerusalem District Court rules that after six-year-long legal battle alleged sex offender Malka Leifer is fit for extradition, appeal of decision to Supreme Court likely.
This signals an increase in pressure on Jordan to extradite Ahlam Al-Tamimi, who facilitated the bombing of a Jerusalem Sbarro restaurant that killed 15 people, including two Americans, in 2001.
"This is the first case of its kind," according to a senior Israel Police officer
‘Enough is enough. This case has gone on for far too long,’ says Australian MP and former Australian ambassador to Israel during debate on motion to extradite suspected pedophile Malka Leifer
Request comes following expert psychiatric assessment that the alleged pedophile is mentally fit for trial and was feigning mental illness.
A petition was filed with the Jerusalem District Court on Monday, in which the International Department of the State Attorney's Office sought to declare him extraditable to the United States.
Christian Porter describes Australia-Israel ties as an ‘excellent and co-operative relationship.’
The suspect had left Germany for Syria in 2014, married a fighter and moved with him to Iraq. There she was paid to maintain an IS-controlled house and carried a weapon.
Burkov's family had been hoping that Israel would free him as part of a potential prisoner swap for U.S.-Israeli prisoner Naama Issachar, jailed last month in Russia for drug offenses.