Eight applicants were certified as a threat to public security in 2001. They were locked up on the word of the Home Secretary. The security services had given him information leading him to believe that these men should be detained.
The Special Immigration Appeals Commission looked at the certificates. It determined whether each person was a risk to public security.
The SIAC must act on lawfully obtained info
the utilisation of torture obtained info in a ticking bomb situation os acceptable but not for legal proceedings
use of information arising from inhumane treatment is forbodden for two reasons
- the infomaiton is suspet
- it is inherently unethica;
Therefore the information has to be disregarded.