United Kingdom: creating a shadow criminal justice system in the name of ‘fighting international terrorism’

This briefing focuses on Part 4 of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill, which is entitled ”Immigration and Asylum”. Part 4 lays out procedures for Executive certification of a person as a suspected international terrorist and a risk to national security, and their consequent indefinite detention, as well as the exclusion from asylum procedures for people certified by the Executive as being suspected international terrorists.

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