US court approves extradition of Lithuanian ex-judge Neringa Venckiene | News | DW


A US judge on Thursday refused to block the extradition of a former Lithuanian anti-corruption lawmaker back to her homeland, where the government has accused her of fabricating claims of a pedophile ring.

Neringa Venckiene, who is also a former judge, claimed her brother was killed while trying to expose officials who covered up a pedophile ring that abused his then-4-year-old daughter with the cooperation of his estranged wife.

“This court must respect the right of sovereign nations to enact and enforce their own criminal laws,” the Chicago federal court judge said Thursday.

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