US judge allows extradition of alleged Ghosn accomplices

Washington (AFP) – A US federal judge on Thursday gave the go-ahead to extradite to Japan two Americans who were arrested in May 2020 on suspicion of having helped former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee Japan. Judge Indira Talwani ruled that Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor could not satisfactorily back up their claim that they would be subjected to conditions approaching torture in Japanese prison to merit breaching the extradition treaty between Tokyo and Washington.  “Although the prison conditions in Japan may be deplorable and although the criminal procedures that the Taylors…

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