Judges will be told what constitutes ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’ in deportation cases

Judges who use human rights laws to block deportations of failed asylum seekers and foreign criminals will be told what counts as ‘inhuman or degrading treatment.’  Home Secretary Priti Patel is considering the move to try to restrict the ability of judges to make ‘subjective’ decisions about what form of conditions deportees would face in … Read more Judges will be told what constitutes ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’ in deportation cases

Hate preacher Abu Hamza is suing US authorities over ‘cruel and degrading’ conditions in prison

Abu Hamza is suing American authorities over ‘cruel’ conditions at the country’s most secure prison – where two of the Isis ‘Beatles’ could face a life sentence.   Hamza, the former imam of north London’s Finsbury Park mosque, says he isn’t getting enough sunlight in his cell – and being deprived of his hooks means he … Read more Hate preacher Abu Hamza is suing US authorities over ‘cruel and degrading’ conditions in prison