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Miranda's detention reviewed

The independent reviewer of anti-terror laws has told the Home Secretary he is reviewing the detention of David Miranda for nine hours at Heathrow . The Met police has launched a criminal inquiry after seizing data his electronic devices

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High Court to hear case of David Miranda tomorrow

Lawyers acting for the partner of a journalist held for nine hours under anti-terror laws will take his case to the High Court tomorrow.

They have applied for an injunction preventing the police or government using, copying and sharing data from electronic devices seized from David Miranda during his detention.

David Miranda (left) travelled to Rio to meet his partner Glenn Greenwald. Credit: Joao Laet/Agencia O Dia/Estadao Conteudo.

Two judges will also hear their argument that David Miranda's detention at Heathrow Airport was a misuse of Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and breached his human rights.

Mr Miranda is the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald who has worked with US whistleblower Edward Snowden on a series of security services exposes.

He was held without charge for the maximum time permitted under the anti-terror legislation as he changed planes on a journey from Berlin to his home in Brazil.

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