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Case Law [2008] EWCA Civ 290 (09/04/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Merit's Courts (England) - Court of Appeal of London

Date: 04/09/2008

Subject: The Court of Appeal, quashing the former decision of the SIAC (Special Immigration Appeals Commission), denies the extradition of a Jordan citizen, because of the high risk of serious violations of the rights guaranteed by the European Convention of Human Rights. The Court’s argument is based on the combined analysis of art. 6 and art. 3 of the Convention.

Parties: Othman e Secretary of State for the Home Departement

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Freedoms - Art. 19 Extradition - Justice - Art. 47 Fair trial, public hearing - Independent and impartial tribunal

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