Sunday, January 22, 2012

Cameron to tell European judges to 'stop meddling' in British justice...Didn't you try that once or twice before?

David Cameron will this week confront European judges blamed for stopping the deportation of extremist Islamic cleric Abu Qatada and tell them: ‘Stop meddling in British justice.’

In a hard-hitting speech in Strasbourg, the home of the European Court of Human Rights, the Prime Minister will demand major reforms in the way the court is run.

He will say European judges must be more in touch with public opinion, accept more UK court rulings and let countries protect their own citizens and stop interfering in ‘petty’ cases.

His tough stance follows fury over the court’s ruling last week that Qatada, described as Osama Bin Laden’s ‘right-hand man in Europe’, cannot be deported to face terrorism charges in Jordan because evidence obtained by torture could be used against him. Read More