Statewatch article: RefNo# 36601
UK: Auditioning for justice: Unless claimants can justify why they think they have been spied on, secretive surveillance Tribunal refuses to review 650 claims of unlawful spying
Statewatch News Online, June 2016
"Despite Government attempts to stop 650 claims about surveillance being investigated, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal has today ruled that the cases can be heard However, the Tribunal is requiring the 650 claimants to submit further information demonstrating that they are "potentially at risk" of unlawful surveillance, prior to investigating their claims of unlawful spying

The Tribunal has said that people outside the UK have no legal right to find out if British intelligence agencies violated the European Convention on Human Rights by spying on them."


See: Unless claimants can justify why they think they have been spied on, secretive surveillance Tribunal refuses to review 650 claims of unlawful spying (Privacy International)

And: Full-text judgment (pdf)

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