Harry Dunn’s Mother
Please, President Biden – help me ‘: Harry Dunn’s mother appeals for justice in a tearful video Harry Dunn’s mother made an emotional appeal to elected president Joe Biden, begging him to review her son’s case. Despite negotiations between the United States and the UK, President Donald Trump has so far denied the extradition of US citizen Anne Sacoolas, accused of causing Harry’s death in the UK using dangerous vehicle.
Harry’s mother Charlotte Charles described the pain of living without her son in a tear-filled video addressed directly to the incoming president: “We have been living without Harry for 16, 17 months now… every day is excruciatingly painful.”
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She continued: “I still haven’t been able to get together the last two or three hours of my son’s life.
“I deserve more than that. And Harry absolutely deserves his justice. He was 19 years old and did nothing but ride his motorcycle.
“Please President Biden, help me start rebuilding my life.”
Miss Sacoolas was driving on the wrong side of the road when she had an accident with Harry on a motorcycle outside RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire in 2019.
She then demanded diplomatic immunity and returned to the United States, causing Harry’s family to fight for the case to be heard.
Mr. Biden will take office within two days to take over the reins of the White House.
Ms. Charles urged the elected president to reconsider the case and “reverse the decision” to extradite Ms. Sacoolas, referring to Mr. Biden’s words that “absolutely no one is above the law.”
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“We are not out to harm anyone. We are not vengeful people,” he said.
“We are a very, very organized family. I missed my son.”
Acting on behalf of Harry’s parents and twin brother, the lawyers now sued Ms. Sacoolas and her diplomat husband Jonathan for the unjust death.
The family’s case was supported by Foreign Minister Dominic Raab, who wrote a letter to them saying he strongly supported their attempts to claim damages.
Ms. Sacoolas’ lawyers are trying to get the claim denied, and she has always refused to return to the UK voluntarily.
His lawyers argue that the case should be dropped under the “inappropriate forum” doctrine, that jurisdiction at home is an inappropriate forum and that the case must be heard in the UK.