Sibel Top

About/Bio

Sibel Top is a PhD student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her research focuses on the relation between extradition and asylum law in the EU. She is also a researcher and communication officer on the DESIrE project, which aims at reducing trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

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The European Arrest Warrant against Puigdemont: A feeling of déjà vu?

On 2 November 2017, the Spanish State Prosecutor asked Carmen Lamela, a Spanish judge, to issue a European Arrest Warrant against Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers following the vote of secessionist Catalan MPs to declare independence. They face potential charges of sedition, rebellion and misuse of public funds. Carles Puigdemont, who arrived in…

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