Whether harsh conditions of detention of illegal aliens constituted punishment of a kind that could only be imposed by courts in the exercise of judicial power and therefore provided a defence to a charge of escaping from the place of detention.
Keywords: Aliens, treatment; Detention; Due process; Human rights, civil and political rights; Human rights, freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment; Human rights, rights of persons deprived of their liberty; Human rights, right to fair trial; International law and domestic law, conflicts between; International law and domestic law, consistent interpretation; Judicial review
Legal Material. 33973 words.
Subjects: Public International Law ; International Law ; Law
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