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Home Office: 'Right' to review Miranda's detention

The Home Office said it is "right" that the detention of David Miranda be assessed by the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation.

David Miranda was held at Heathrow while on his way from Berlin to Rio. Credit: APTN/Globo TV

A Home Office spokesman said: "It is right that the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation examines cases like this to ensure that the law has been applied properly."