RB (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; U (Algeria) v Same; Othman v Same – WLR Daily

Posted February 19th, 2009 in appeals, closed material, deportation, immigration, law reports, torture by sally

RB (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; U (Algeria) v Same; Othman v Same [2009] UKHL 10; [2009] WLR (D) 60

“Appeals from the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (‘SIAC’) were restricted to matters of law or irrationality. SIAC was entitled to have regard to closed material and to assurances given by their governments in concluding that appellants would not, if deported, face a real risk of inhuman treatment contrary to art 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms or violation of the right to a fair trial under art 6.”

WLR Daily, 18th February 2009

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MT (Algeria) and others v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Liberty intervening) – WLR Daily

Posted August 1st, 2007 in closed material, deportation, law reports, refugees, torture by sally

MT (Algeria) and others v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Liberty intervening) [2007] EWCA Civ 808

“When considering whether an applicant was at risk of torture or ill-treatment contrary to art 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms if deported to his home state on the ground of national security the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (‘SIAC”’ was entitled to have regard to closed as well as open material in scrutinising the case under the statutory scheme. A person who had been recognised as a refugee could lose his status under art 1F(c) of the Convention and Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees if he were guilty of acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations after recognition.”

WLR Daily, 30th July 2007

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