Convicted prisoner has no entitlement to all the rights enjoyed by others – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted October 14th, 2013 in human rights, murder, news, prisons, remand by sally

The High Court has dismissed an ‘absolutely meritless’ claim by a prisoner that, in serving the non-tariff part of his sentence, he should be afforded all the Convention rights enjoyed by prisoners on remand or those serving time for civil offences such as contempt of court. As he had been deprived of the full panoply of rights, he said, he was a victim of discrimination contrary to Article 14.

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UK Human Rights Blog, 14th October 2013