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Case Law [2009] UKHL 10 (18/02/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (England) - House of Lords

Date: 02/18/2009

Subject: The House of Lords judges in the matter of right to equal trial, right to freedom and prohibition of tortures and inhuman punishments with regard to the claim lodged by three Algerian citizens against a repatriation measure. The Court recalls the norms of the ECHR and uses the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights.

Parties: RB (Algeria) c/ Secretary of State for the Home Department

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Personal security - Justice - Art. 47 Fair trial, public hearing

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