In the Media

Prison without trial 'justified'

PUBLISHED October 7, 2004

Jailing suspected terrorists without trial is an "appropriate response" to the post-11 September terrorist threat, the House of Lords has heard.

Attorney General Lord Goldsmith QC, representing the Home Office, said the measures are justifed and protect the rights of suspects and UK residents.
Nine Law Lords are hearing a challenge to the government's right to detain foreign terror suspects without trial.