UK GOVERNMENT CANNOT HIDE FROM COMPLICITY IN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES
CAMBRIDGE LAW JOURNAL
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Sanger, A. (2017). UK GOVERNMENT CANNOT HIDE FROM COMPLICITY IN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES. CAMBRIDGE LAW JOURNAL, 76 (2), 223-227. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008197317000447
IN the joined appeals of Belhaj v Straw and Rahmatullah (No 1) v Ministry of Defence  UKSC 3, the UK Supreme Court held that state immunity and the foreign act of state doctrine did not prevent claims against the British government alleging complicity in human rights abuses and breaches of peremptory norms of international law.
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008197317000447
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/276526