Spot the difference

December 8 2010

People who have recently been remanded in custody without bail pending extradition proceedings in the UK:

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks.

People who are believed to be in the UK without a visa, living freely with an extradition request pending since June:

Maksim Bakiev, son of previous president of Kyrgyzstan, wanted by Interpol on charges of fraud, embezzlement of public funds (on a grand scale) and by the Kyrgyz government in connection with the June uprising which displaced millions and killed thousands of ethnic Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan. Currently represented by Carter-Ruck.

Just my two penn’orth.