May signs Jordan Qatada treaty

The Home Secretary Theresa May has said she had signed "fair trial guarantees" with Jordan that she believes will reassure British courts that torture evidence would not be used against Abu Qatada, allowing his deportation from the UK.

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Home Secretary's plan for Abu Qatada 'ripped apart'

This is an extremely serious and disappointing judgment which rips apart Theresa May's strategy for deporting Abu Qatada and contradicts her repeated assurances to Parliament that her approach would get him swiftly on to a plane.

According to security experts, the Home Secretary and the courts, this is an extremely dangerous man, and we all want him to be deported to stand fair trial abroad as soon as possible and to be held in custody in the meantime.

– Yvette Cooper, Shadow home secretary

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