Human rights group condemns planned extradition

A human rights group has condemned the planned extradition of a student accused of copyright infringement.Shami Chakrabarti, Director of Liberty, said Richard O'dwyer and his family were "swept up in the injustice of instant extradition"

Richard O’Dwyer faces ten years in jail if convicted by a US court after prosecutors accused him of breaking copyright law by providing access to pirated material online via his website TVShack.

An event in support of the student is being held at Sheffield University this evening.

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Extradition student supporters rally

Supporters of the Sheffield computer student Richard O'Dwyer will gather in Sheffield later.