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Tariq v United Kingdom: Closed Material Procedures Green-Lit by European Court

May 08, 2018

Lewis Graham, PhD Student at Pembroke College, Cambridge. The First Section Committee recently handed down its Decision in Gulamhussein and Tariq v the United Kingdom (Application Nos. 46538/11 and 3960/12) (hereafter “Tariq v UK”). It acts as a de facto appeal from a UK Supreme Court decision handed down seven years ago, and sees the […]

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Regner v. Czech Republic: has the European Court of Human Rights forgotten the fair trial rights when national security is at stake?

October 23, 2017

By Andrea Preziosi, University of Birmingham On 19 September 2017, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights delivered a controversial judgment concerning the extent of fair trial rights in relation to the withholding of information on grounds of national security. Facts The case began with an application lodged by Mr Regner, a […]