United Nations ask to stop the extradition process to Morocco of Ali Aarras

December 2, 2010

The Human Rights Committee of the United Nations has asked Spain to stop the extradition process to Morocco of Ali Aarras. The Moroccan authorities consider Aarras member of the Movement of the Mujahideen in the Maghreb related to the Casablanca bombings of May 16, 2003 and the extradition was agreed by the Spanish Council of Ministers.

The Spanish Government has a period of six months to appeal the ruling