The case of the NatWest 3 provides a fine example of why we should worry more about legislation that is passed “to protect us from terrorists”.
I am not concerned with whether the NatWest 3 are innocent or guilty. I am concerned that they have been extradited to the
The NatWest 3 could be tried in
The UK-US Extradition Treaty of 2003 was originally agreed “to protect us from terrorism”. Ensnaring people who are suspected of a white collar crime, and hardly dangerous to society or “our way of life”, is an injustice and makes a mockery of a law that was supposedly enacted to protect citizens of both the