Pssst… no secret hearings in naturalisation cases – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 22nd, 2012 in closed material, immigration, news, private hearings by sally

“Secrecy and secret justice are rarely out of the public eye. The Queen’s speech included plans to allow secret hearings in civil claims, at a time when their use is highly controversial. The government argues they are necessary to safeguard national security. Civil liberties groups and even the Special Advocates who help administer them, regard them as a bar to real justice and fair hearings.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 22nd May 2012