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Nigel Farage, the leader of UKIP, says: "This is appalling news and once again shows that our Government seems more than happy to hand over its citizens to the US without a care in the world."We saw this with my friend Chris Tappin, and now with Richard O'Dwyer.
"This treaty is totally one-sided and needs serious reform."Chris and Richard should be allowed to prove their innocence under British law in a British court, not taken on a plane to the other side of the world and thrown into an American jail.
"The Prime Minister should stop cosying up to president Obama and put British people first for once."
Julia O'Dwyer, the mother of Richard who is facing being extradited to the US has slammed the government's handling of the case.
Asked what the Prime Minister should do during his three-day visit to the US, Mrs O'Dwyer added:
A student accused of infringing copyright laws is being "sold down the river" by the Government, his mother said today as the Home Secretary approved his extradition.
Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate Richard O'Dwyer, 23, allegedly earned thousands of pounds through advertising on the TVShack website before it was closed down by authorities in the United States.
Richard O'Dwyer's mum, from Cheltenham, was told Home Secretary Theresa May had signed the order authorising her son's extradition this afternoon, two months after a district judge said the allegations justified a trial in the US.
A student accused of infringing copyright laws will be extradited to the US.
Richard O'Dwyer's mother accused the Government of "selling him down the river".
The Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate allegedly earned thousands of pounds through advertising on the TVShack website before it was closed down by authorities in the United States.