UK ‘must secure’ release of US detainee, judges rule – BBC News

Posted December 14th, 2011 in appeals, detention, habeas corpus, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

“The Court of Appeal has ordered the UK to secure the release of a suspected insurgent who remains held without charge by the US in Afghanistan.”

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BBC News, 14th December 2011


UK judges say they cannot free Afghanistan detainee – BBC News

Posted July 29th, 2011 in habeas corpus, news, rendition by tracey

“High Court judges have refused to free a man in Afghanistan after the charity Reprieve sought his release under one of the England’s most ancient laws.”

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BBC News, 29th July 2011


UK ‘must help release detainee’ in Afghanistan, High Court told – BBC News

Posted June 23rd, 2011 in Afghanistan, detention, habeas corpus, news, rendition by sally

“Lawyers for a man held in Afghanistan are demanding he is freed under one of the England’s most ancient laws.”

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BBC News, 23rd June 2011


Ignaoua v Judicial Authority of the Courts of Milan – WLR Daily

Posted November 3rd, 2008 in extradition, habeas corpus, jurisdiction, law reports by sally

Ignaoua v Judicial Authority of the Courts of Milan: [2008] EWHC 2619 (Admin); [2008] WLR (D) 340

“Where a designated District Judge had made a decision under Part 1 of the Extradition Act 2003, an application for a writ of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum was precluded by the requirement in s 34 of the Act that such a decision might be questioned only by means of an appeal under Part 1.”

WLR Daily, 31st October 2008


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Hilali v. Governor of Whitemoor Prison and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted June 6th, 2007 in extradition, habeas corpus, law reports by sally

Habeas corpus ultimate remedy

Hilali v. Govenor of Whitemoor Prison and Another 

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Where subsequent events had rendered unlawful the continued detention of a person under an extradition order, and the appeal procedure had been exhausted, the appropriate remedy was the issue of a writ of habeas corpus.”

The Times, 6th June 2007


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