06 February 2018

Mikael Rask Madsen featured in the Danish newspaper Politiken

Photo: Ditte Valente

Previously, the courts have been criticised for being reluctant to extradite out of consideration for the human rights. With this judgement, concerning four Afghans who have committed assault, the courts are signalling that this criticism has been noted.

Madsen also featured in the Danish Radio news broadcast on February 3, in connection with this case.


Read in Politiken (Danish)

Listen to the radio broadcast (Danish)

Mikael Rask Madsen is Center Director and Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts). Mikael Rask Madsen’s research is focused on globalization and the role of legal institutions and professionals in these processes, including international courts and their evolutions and challenges, the role of legal elites in the globalization, the development of the legal profession and legal knowledge and power.