Human Rights Act has helped 28 terrorists to stay in UK

At least 20 foreign terrorists have used the Human Rights Act to remain in the UK, The Telegraph can disclose.

An analysis of legal cases over the past decade shows up to 28 convicted terrorists and suspects have escaped deportation and were allowed to stay in this country.

In the court cases, lawyers – typically funded through legal aid – used the Human Rights Act to prevent clients being sent overseas.

The scale of the problem represents a huge headache for the security services.

It is understood the terrorists remain under surveillance at huge cost to the public purse while also stretching manpower.


I wonder what the situation is here in Canada. No doubt similar.

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