Regina (SK) (Zimbabwe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
Queen’s Bench Division
“A failed asylum-seeker awaiting deportation whose detention had not been properly reviewed had been deprived of safeguards prescribed by law and was entitled to damages for false imprisonment. His detention had been arbitrary and unlawful and contrary to the right to liberty enshrined in article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.”
The Times, 26th February 2008
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