Britain should turn its back on the European Court of Human Rights because its
rulings on the extradition of terrorist suspects risk undermining the
special relationship, a former US ambassador said.
By Jon Swaine, Christopher Hope and Duncan Gardham
10:00PM BST 09 Apr 2012
The court will rule on whether six men, including Abu Hamza, should be
extradited on terrorism charges to the US.
John Bolton, the American ambassador to the UN under George Bush, said:
“Britain should renounce the jurisdiction of this court. It’s a question of
what do British people want to do? Do you want to be an independent nation,
or do you want to be a county in Europe?
“This is just another example of Britain’s mistake in allowing European
institutions to develop to the extent they have. It is yet another
infringement on British sove
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