Skip to main content
Tags: EU | Portugal | Italy | CIA Kidnapping

Ex-CIA Agent Loses Appeal Against Extradition to Italy

Ex-CIA Agent Loses Appeal Against Extradition to Italy

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 07:40 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal — An official says Portugal's Constitutional Court has rejected a former CIA operative's appeal against her extradition to Italy to serve a six-year sentence for her part in the U.S. extraordinary renditions program.

The court official has told The Associated Press that a judge ruled there were no constitutional grounds to reverse a decision by a lower court and the Supreme Court to send Sabrina de Sousa back to Italy. The official spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday in accordance with court rules.

De Sousa was among 26 Americans convicted in absentia for the 2003 kidnapping in Milan of suspect Osama Moustafa Hassan Nasr.

The Constitutional Court was De Sousa's only remaining recourse after her arrest last October. Her Italian lawyer says he is hopeful of obtaining clemency from Italy's president.

© Copyright 2024 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


US
An official says Portugal's Constitutional Court has rejected a former CIA operative's appeal against her extradition to Italy to serve a six-year sentence for her part in the U.S. extraordinary renditions program.
EU, Portugal, Italy, CIA Kidnapping
132
2016-40-26
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 07:40 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Interest-Based Advertising | Do not sell or share my personal information

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
Get the NewsmaxTV App for iOS Get the NewsmaxTV App for Android Scan QR code to get the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved