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Case Law [2016] EWCA Civ 811 (09/09/2016)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts England and Wales Court of Appeal

Date: 09/09/2016

Subject: The decision of the England and Wales Court of Appeal, on the scope of the obligation of investigation for the English authorities, provided for by articles 3 and 5 of the ECHR and the principle of non-refoulement, in the case of some citizens kept by the English troops in Iraq

Parties: AL-SAADOON & ORS Appellants and THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEFENCE Respondent and RAHMATULLAH & ANR Appellant and THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEFENCE & ANR Respondents

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Art. 18 Right to asylum

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