Australian facing extradition from Morocco to Saudi 'wrong' man: lawyer

An Australian detained in Morocco and threatened with extradition to Saudi Arabia, where rights groups fear he would face torture, is not the man identified in Riyadh’s arrest warrant, his lawyer said Friday. Osama Al Hasani, 43, will be extradited to Saudi Arabia if Morocco’s government issues a decree confirming a ruling this week by the North African nation’s Court of Cassation in favour of the move, his lawyer Mohamed Al Bakri said. Hasani was apprehended in Tangiers on February 8 by Moroccan police on the basis of an Interpol red warrant in connection with a 2015 car theft issued at Riyad…

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