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UK: Supreme Court Reaffirms Open Justice Principle and Orders Identification of Terror Suspects


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UK: Supreme Court Reaffirms Open Justice Principle and Orders Identification of Terror Suspects

ARTICLE 19 welcomes today’s unanimous decision of the Supreme Court ordering the identification of five persons who had their assets frozen by the Treasury for suspicion of supporting terrorist activities. The judgment emphasises the principles of open justice and the public interest, and provides important guidance for the courts when attempting to balance the right to privacy with the right to freedom of expression..


By Article 19, UK.


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