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Protecting Human Rights in an Age of Terrorism

Lionel Cohen Lecture 2016, Jerusalem, 7 November 2016

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 June 2017

Lord Dyson*
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Former Master of the Rolls; j.dyson@btinternet.com.
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The 2016 Lionel Cohen Lecture
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References

1 Conrad, Joseph, The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale (Methuen & Co 1907)Google Scholar.

2 European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (entered into force 3 September 1953) 213 UNTS 222 (ECHR).

3 Bingham, Tom, The Rule of Law (Penguin 2010) 133 Google Scholar.

4 Terrorism Act 2000 (UK).

5 ibid s 1.

6 David Anderson, ‘The Terrorism Acts in 2013’, Report of the Independent Reviewer on the Operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006, July 2014, 30.

7 Terrorism Act (n 4) s 40.

8 David Anderson, ‘The Terrorism Acts in 2014’, Report of the Independent Reviewer on the Operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006, September 2015, 55 paras 9.5–9.6.

9 Human Rights Act 1998 (UK).

10 Robert Mendick, ‘Human Rights Act Has Helped 28 Terrorists to Stay in UK’, The Telegraph, 31 January 2015.

11 Othman (aka Abu Qatada) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2013] EWCA Civ 277.

12 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (entered into force 23 March 1976) 999 UNTS 171 (ICCPR), art 4.

13 ECHR (n 2) art 15.

14 ECtHR, Chahal v United Kingdom, App no 70/1995/576/662, 15 November 1996.

15 ibid para 79.

16 Alan Travis, ‘Anti-Terror Critics Just Don't Get It, Says Reid’, The Guardian, 10 August 2006.

17 ECtHR, Saadi v Italy, App no 37201/06, 28 February 2008.

18 ibid para 138.

19 Beghal v Director of Public Prosecutions [2015] UKSC 49, [2016] AC 88.

20 ibid para 29.

21 ibid para 32.

22 ibid para 43.

23 ibid paras 88–92.

24 ibid para 100.

25 ECtHR, Gillan and Quinton v United Kingdom, App no 4158/05, 28 June 2010.

26 ibid paras 84–87.

27 Beghal (n 19) para 89.

28 ibid.

29 [2016] EWCA Civ 6.

30 ibid paras 95–96.

31 ibid para 101.

32 ibid para 107.

33 ibid para 98.

34 ibid para 112.

35 ibid para 113.

36 ibid.

37 ibid para 119.

38 Keyu v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2015] UKSC 69.

39 ibid para 132.

40 The Association of British Civilian Internees – Far Eastern Region v Secretary of State for Defence [2003] EWCA Civ 473 (ABCIFER).

41 Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223.

42 ABCIFER (n 40) para 35.

43 ibid.

44 Bank Mellat v HM Treasury (No 2) [2013] UKSC 39.

45 ibid para 20.

46 Beghal (n 19) para 47.

47 ibid.

48 ibid para 48.

49 ibid para 49.

50 ibid.

51 ibid para 51.

52 ibid.

53 ibid para 121.

54 ibid para 123.

55 ibid.

56 ibid paras 126–28.

57 Bank Mellat (n 44) para 10.

58 ibid para 21.

59 ibid.

60 ibid para 27.

61 ibid para 21.

62 ibid.

63 ibid para 115.

64 ibid para 200.

65 ibid.

66 Miranda (n 29) para 74.

67 ibid para 78.

68 ibid para 79.

69 ibid.

70 ibid.

71 ibid para 82.

72 ibid para 84.

73 Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (UK).

74 ibid s 2.

75 ibid s 3.

76 ibid Sch, ss 2, 4.

77 ibid s 7.