TV News LIES

Friday, Oct 31st

Last update05:45:03 AM GMT

You are here News International David Miranda, partner of Glenn Greenwald, allowed to appeal against ruling on Heathrow detention

David Miranda, partner of Glenn Greenwald, allowed to appeal against ruling on Heathrow detention

E-mail Print PDF

David MirandaDavid Miranda, partner of the former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, has been granted permission to appeal against a ruling that he was lawfully detained under counter-terrorism powers at Heathrow airport.

The case – which also involves a challenge to the police seizure of computer material related to the US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden – will now go to the court of appeal.

In February, three high court judges – Lord Justice Laws, Mr Justice Ouseley and Mr Justice Openshaw – concluded that Miranda's detention at Heathrow under schedule 7 to the Terrorism 2000 Act in last summer was legal, proportionate and did not breach European human rights protections of freedom of expression.

The judgment stated that Miranda, a Brazilian national, was stopped in transit between Berlin and Rio de Janeiro after meeting the film-maker Laura Poitras. He had been carrying encrypted files, including an external hard drive containing 58,000 highly classified UK intelligence documents, "in order to assist the journalistic activity of Greenwald". The Guardian made his travel reservations and paid for the trip.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN

Jhadists signing upThe United Nations has warned that foreign jihadists are swarming into the twin conflicts in Iraq...

Shutdown of Al-Aqsa mosque a 'declaration of war,' say Palestinian leaders

al Qsa MosqueThe Palestinian leadership has slammed the Israeli shutdown of the Al-Aqsa mosque in the aftermath of...

Sweden recognizes Palestinian state

Sweden recognizes Palestinian stateSweden officially recognized the Palestinian state Thursday, calling it a crucial step in encouraging other countries...

About 100 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Sri-Lanka mudslideAbout 100 people are feared dead following a landslide in central Sri Lanka, the government says.The...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!