Asil Nadir

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Person.png Asil Nadir  Rdf-icon.png
(businessman)
Asil Nadir.jpg
Born 1941-05-01
Lefka, British Cyprus
Nationality Turkish Cypriot
Alma mater Istanbul University
Criminal charge
False accounting and theft (13 specimen charges)
Criminal status
Released by Republic of Turkey
Children 4
Spouse Nur Nadir
Interest of JANCOM
Businessman who received a 10 year prison sentence for fraud.

Activities

Nadir was a prominent donor to the UK Conservative Party in the 1980s.[1]


Trial

Shortly after Nadir's 2012 trial, Sean O'Neill of The Times revealed that the Serious Fraud Office had lost several crates of evidence relating to the case.[1]

 

Related Documents

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Asil Nadir: another victim of the arms-to-Iraq conspiracy?articleDecember 2013Andrew RosthornCommentary on evidence suggesting that Asil Nadir is the victim of a gross miscarriage of justice in furtherance of the continued high-level cover-up of the 'Arms-to-Iraq' scandal through the 1980's
Document:Project Babylon and the still smoking Iraqi supergunarticle2 May 2014Andrew RosthornA startling account of the murky dealings of the British political establishment and security services surrounding the Arms-to-Iraq affair in general and the legal proceedings against Asil Nadir in particular
Document:Secret Justicearticle1 December 2013Martin TancockA forensic examination of the legal shenanigans surrounding the 2012 trial of Asil Nadir. It clearly demonstrates how all branches of the Establishment can close ranks in defense of the indefensible. When gross illegalities on the part of government and its senior members must be hidden in the alleged Public or National Security interest, then the police, judges, ministers and senior civil servants can be relied upon to do whatever is necessary.


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