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Other Decisions Decision [2010] FCAFC 12 (25/02/2010)

Authority: Federal Court of Australia

Date: 02/25/2010

Subject: The Court excludes that the act of state can be invoked as limit to its own right to judge in the matter of serious violations of human rights (in the specific case, torture and abuses suffered by the claimant in a foreign territory with the complicity of Australian officers)

Parties: Habib c/ Commonwealth of Australia

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments

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