Abu Qatada and Theresa May
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Abu Qatada deportation appeal hearing to begin

The home secretary's lawyers are to ask the Court of Appeal later to overturn a block on deporting the radical cleric Abu Qatada.

Last year judges told Theresa May that the radical preacher could not be sent to Jordan, where he faces a retrial for alleged involvement in terrorism plots.

Mrs May says the court applied the wrong legal test.

Ben Ando reports.

  • 11 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK
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