Theresa May: We will appeal Abu Qatada deportation ruling
Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has been granted bail after winning the latest round of his battle against deportation to Jordan, to face a retrial there on terror charges.
He will be released from prison on Tuesday and will be subject to a 16-hour curfew.
The Special Immigration Appeals Commission upheld his appeal after his lawyers claimed he would not get a fair trial.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Home Secretary Theresa May said the government would seek to appeal against the ruling, describing the cleric as ''a dangerous man''.
12 Nov 2012
- From the section UK Politics