All Articles: National security
Strasbourg reiterates importance of access to justice in national security deportation cases
Imagine being accused of a crime. Now imagine you’re not told what that crime is. Then imagine a whole trial taking place without you being told what you’ve done and without you seeing any documents to prove it. Every time the top-secret evidence ...22nd October 2020
The irremovables: what happens to national security threats who cannot be deported?
The Home Office considers some foreign nationals living in the UK to be a threat to national security. Sometimes, to deport those individuals (as the government no doubt prefers) would be unlawful, because of how they would be treated on return to the ...16th November 2018
Asylum can be refused for general promotion of terrorism
The Court of Appeal in Youssef v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 933 has decided that the appellant was disqualified from refugee status because he had incited terrorist acts in general. There was no requirement for there ...17th May 2018