Belhaj and another v Straw and others

Practice – Hearing. The claimants' proceedings against the defendants, alleging complicity in their extraordinary rendition from Malaysia, via Thailand to Libya, during and following which they were tortured and the first claimant was summarily sentenced to death, were declared proceedings in which a closed material application might be made. The Queen's Bench Division made the declaration on the basis that the conditions in s 6 of the Justice and Security Act 2013 had been met.

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