Home Secretary unlawfully detains genocide survivor

In a judgment handed down on 27 September 2012, Mrs Justice Lang DBE ruled that the Home Secretary unlawfully detained a survivor of the Rwandan genocide over a three month period from November 2010. The Home Secretary has also agreed to pay damages of £35,000. Jed Pennington acted for the Claimant.

A copy of the judgment can be downloaded here and our briefing note here.

 
 

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