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Rights groups back Observer writer Carole Cadwalladr over court costs
Reporter’s legal team argues that excessive costs awarded to Brexit backer violates her right to journalistic freedom of expression and will take case to European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg

Mark Townsend

19, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Sunak had no plan B for the Rwanda scheme – now tens of thousands are in desperate limbo | Enver Solomon
The Illegal Migration Act effectively extinguished access to asylum in the UK, and the chaos and uncertainty are driving people underground, says Enver Solomon, chief executive of the Refugee Council

Enver Solomon

17, Nov, 2023 @3:32 PM

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‘Shambolic’: Protesters to call for review of London man’s murder conviction
Jason Moore was convicted of killing Robert Darby in 2005 – but the victim’s relatives are among those who believe he is innocent

Emily Dugan

09, Oct, 2023 @10:20 AM

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Rwanda ambassador: Suella Braverman ‘absolutely wrong’ on immigration
The home secretary faces embarrassment after a covert sting operation filmed criticism of UK policy by a top official

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

30, Sep, 2023 @6:39 PM

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The terrible power of the state to ruin lives was exposed by the case of Andrew Malkinson | Sonia Sodha
Reversing a wrongful conviction is an almost insurmountable task

Sonia Sodha

20, Aug, 2023 @7:02 AM

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Andrew Malkinson case to be reviewed by body that investigates miscarriages of justice
CCRC had turned down appeals from Malkinson, who spent 17 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of rape

Emily Dugan

17, Aug, 2023 @4:30 PM

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Andy Malkinson calls for Criminal Cases Review Commission chair to step down
‘Helen Pitcher should resign,’ says innocent man, imprisoned for 17 years, after his conviction was overturned

Emily Dugan

09, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Wrongly convicted in Britain no longer forced to pay ‘saved living costs’ in prison
The government has scrapped controversial guidance over deductions to compensation in miscarriage of justice cases

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

05, Aug, 2023 @11:01 PM

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New evidence claimed to undermine nurse’s conviction for killing patients
Exclusive: Benjamin Geen was jailed for life after ‘unusual’ number of respiratory arrests on his ward, but expert claims it was not unusual

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

31, Jul, 2023 @12:40 PM

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The Guardian view on the freeing of Andy Malkinson: a case for reform | Editorial
Editorial: This 17-year-long wrongful imprisonment scandal has lessons for all levels of the criminal justice system


27, Jul, 2023 @5:30 PM

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Judge’s reduction of sentence for abortion shows how law must change, say campaigners
Legislation that led to Carla Foster being jailed after procuring pills for a termination said to be ‘antiquated’

Alexandra Topping

18, Jul, 2023 @5:12 PM

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Rwanda is not a safe country for refugees | Letter
Letter: Margaret Owen describes the county’s unemployment crisis, brutal suppression of opposition and unlawful invasion into neighbouring DRC

06, Jul, 2023 @4:47 PM

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