SIAC allows appeals against deportation to Algeria

Published: April 19 2016

Press release

British courts have today upheld the rule of law.

For ten years the Algerian Government has refused any independent international monitoring of its secret prisons, in a climate where many other countries have accepted this as a necessity for a modern democracy.  Algeria's refusal to agree to such monitoring, despite the best efforts of the British Government to encourage this, sends a clear message that it is not yet ready to move forward towards international minimum standards.

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