This is about the Belmarsh 9.
indefinite detention of foreigners was not allowed udner ECHR
Anti terrorism crime and security act. 2001.
Special Immigration Appeals Commission
They had a right to appeal against the decision of this commission
Indefinite detnetion without trial pending deporation only applied to non Britons. Lord Hoffmann said this was not permitted since it was discriminatory.
A derogation from the HRA was not allowed since there was no threat to the life of the nation
The incarceration of these men was incompatible with human rights and the British constitution.