Special Immigration Appeals Commission

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The real scandal of the Shamima Begum citizenship case | Letters
Letters: Former supreme court justice Jonathan Sumption on last week’s ruling on the home secretary’s decision to deprive Begum of her citizenship. Plus letters from Ilina Todorovska, Owen Stewart, Andrew Snowdon and Carmel Bedford

26, Feb, 2023 @6:51 PM

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Shamima Begum has shown up courts' deference to this government. It's a worrying new era | Conor Gearty
Issues related to national security have always been hard to crack, but judges are unwilling to consider human rights, says barrister Conor Gearty

Conor Gearty

23, Feb, 2023 @5:16 PM

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The Guardian view on Shamima Begum: stateless and detained in Syria | Editorial
Editorial: Without being able to consider lived experience, the court came to the only judgment it could


22, Feb, 2023 @7:22 PM

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Shamima Begum: Home Office to fight court rule letting Isis recruit return to UK
Judges face challenge over ‘access to fair trial’ for 20-year-old after Javid decision to revoke her British citizenship

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor, and Nazia Parveen

16, Jul, 2020 @9:40 AM

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Shamima Begum's UK citizenship should be restored, court told
Woman who fled as schoolgirl to join Isis cannot fight fair appeal from Syria, lawyers say

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

11, Jun, 2020 @4:07 PM

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Shamima Begum family challenge Javid's citizenship decision
Relatives say it was unfair to remove UK citizenship when others who went to Isis territory were allowed back

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

20, Mar, 2019 @7:26 PM

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Walk down the wrong street and you're back in prison: the Kafkaesque life of a terror suspect in Britain
Since Algerian asylum seeker Y was arrested in 2003, he has spent years behind bars or unable to move more than a few miles, yet he has never been convicted of a crime. What is it like to exist under such extraordinary restrictions?

Ian Cobain

05, Jul, 2015 @5:00 PM

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Court secrecy goes beyond the Incedal case – it affects immigration appeals too | Letters
Letters: Hearings at which the defendant is not allowed to know who has accused him, or of what, are now part of the normal process of the Special Immigrations Appeals Commission


21, Apr, 2015 @7:17 PM

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Abu Qatada's jet cost taxpayer £50,000, says aviation industry
Cost of chartered jet that took radical cleric to Jordan adds to estimated £1.7m spent to have him removed from UK

Robert Booth

08, Jul, 2013 @12:02 PM

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Abu Qatada's deportation is a victory for the British judicial process | Simon Jenkins
Simon Jenkins: First thoughts: Theresa May should not now attempt to weaken a judicial system that allowed her to secure a political victory by the book

Simon Jenkins

08, Jul, 2013 @9:39 AM

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Martin Rowson on Abu Qatada and Theresa May – cartoon

'Wholesale changes' to human rights legislation promised after lengthy legal battle that cost taxpayer £1.7m

Martin Rowson

07, Jul, 2013 @10:10 PM

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As Abu Qatada leaves, Theresa May vows to change human rights law
'Wholesale changes' to human rights legislation promised after lengthy legal battle that cost taxpayer £1.7m

Patrick Wintour, Robert Booth and Hamza Al Soud in Amman

07, Jul, 2013 @7:45 PM

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