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Detained without trial a survey of Immigration Act detention by Mark Ashford

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Published by Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Immigrants -- GreatBritain.,
  • Emigration and immigration law -- Great Britain.,
  • Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.

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StatementMark Ashford.
ContributionsJoint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,104p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17155416M
ISBN 101874010013

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Detention before charge or trial. The pre-charge detention period is the period of time during which an individual can be held and questioned by police, prior to being charged with an offence. Not all countries have such a concept, and in those that do, the period for which a person may be detained without charge varies by jurisdiction. Get this from a library! Detained without trial: abuse of Internal Security Act detainees in Malaysia.. [Human Rights Watch (Organization);] -- Methodology. -- Background -- Current detainees -- Physical abuse and ill-treatment of ISA detainees in Kamunting Detention Center: The December incident at Kamunting -- The raid at cell block.   But those detained cannot be deported if this would mean persecution in their homeland. On Thursday, Lord Bingham - a senior law lord - said the rules were incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights as they allowed detentions "in a way that discriminates on the ground of nationality or immigration status" by justifying detention without trial for foreign suspects, but not Britons.   Singaporean Poh Soo Kai spent 17 years in jail without trial under Lee Kuan Yew, costing him both his family and a career in medicine. Now, more than 50 years after Operation Coldstore, which saw people with communist links detained, he exposes in his historical memoir what the ‘Father of Singapore’ did to political opponents.

Detained Without Cause is a collection of oral history accounts by six New York based Muslim immigrants who were incarcerated following 9/None of these men had any connection to terrorism, and yet as their stories reveal, they were presumed guilty by the arresting officers, the FBI, the court system, the media and their communities. This book is an account of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's account of being detained in prison without cause and without trial under the reign of Jomo Kenyatta. It is implied that the reason he was arrested because of socialist and communist leanings through his writings and plays, in fact it was the popularity Ngaahika Ndeenda which preceded his by: Get this from a library! Detained without trial: a survey of Immigration Act detention. [Mark Ashford; Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants.]. During the Second World War just under two thousand British citizens were detained without charge, trial, or term set, under Regulation 18B of the wartime Defence Regulations. Most of these detentions took place in the summer of , soon after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister, when belief in the existence of a dangerous Fifth Column was widespread.

The book is an outstandingly able study of preventive detention the like of which has not appeared in India. People have been detained on grounds far less serious and put in prison, for example, for breach of “public order”. Detention without trial. Print edition: June In other countries American "Terrorists" are being detained without trial. If you think about it, other countries have given the right to detain American “terrorists” as they call them without trial.   Thrown behind bars for an unknown crime, Marcus Lee saw the dark side of Dubai's booming property development industry when the economic crash shattered the dream. An exhausting battle for justice.   The characters, especially the two that are detained, are pretty one dimensional. The epilogue is seems like the author's pipe dream and not very realistic. Despite these minor criticisms I found it an enjoyable book and I would read other books by Don Brown. Edit: The caveat is that this book was gifted to me by either the author or the publisher/5.