References: 8139/09 (Press release),  ECHR 817
(Press Release) Diplomatic assurances will protect Abu Qatada from torture but he cannot be deported to Jordan while there remains a real risk that evidence obtained by torture will be used against him.
Statutes: European Convention on Human Rights
This case cites:
- See Also – Omar Othman -v- The United Kingdom ECHR (8139/09, Bailii,  ECHR 855)
Statement of Facts. The applicant resisted deportation to Jordan to face trial on on terrorism related charges, saying that there was a real risk that the evidence to be presented against him would include evidence obtained by torture. . .
- Judgment – Omar Othman (Abu Qatada) -v- The United Kingdom ECHR (Bailii,  ECHR 56, (2012) 32 BHRC 62, (2012) 55 EHRR 1)
The applicant resisted his proposed deportation to Jordan to face charges of terrorism. He complained was that his retrial in Jordan would amount to a flagrant denial of justice because of a number of factors including a very real risk that . .
- SIAC Bail Application – Othman -v- Secretary of State for The Home Department SIAC (Bailii,  UKSIAC B1)
Application for bail. . .
This case is cited by:
- ECHR PR – Othman -v- Secretary of State for The Home Department SIAC (Bailii,  UKSIAC 15/2005)
SIAC (Deportation – Bail Application – Refused) The applicant was held in immigration detention pending a proposed deportation to his native Jordan to face retrial on terrorist charges. Having resisted his . .
- ECHR PR – Othman, Regina (on The Application of) -v- Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) and Others Admn (Bailii,  EWHC 2349 (Admin))
The court gave its reasons for refusing the claimant’s applications for habeas corpus and permission to seek judicial review of his detention. He was detained pending deportation to Jordan. He resisted saying that if retried in Jordan, the evidence . .
- ECHR PR – Othman (Abu Qatada) -v- Secretary of State for The Home Department SIAC (Bailii,  UKSIAC 15/2005_2)
The applicant challenged his proposed deportation to Jordan to face perrorism related charges. He said that there was a real risk that the evidence used against him would have been obtained by torture.
Held: His appeal was allowed . .