US furious as Britain ignores extradition plea

America yesterday expressed fury that the Home Office has not handed over Dr Bashir Nafi, the British academic charged with racketeering and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism for a Palestinian group. An official in the US Department of Justice said: “I thought the Brits were on our side in the war against terrorism. But when something like this happens, you wonder.”

Daily Telegraph, 23 February 2003

See also Daniel Pipes on the “terrorist profs”, New York Post, 24 February 2003