Day: 10 November 2017

Legal advice published on diplomatic protection of British woman detained in Iran

Redress has today published a legal opinion by John Dugard SC, Alison Macdonald QC and Tatyana Eatwell on the diplomatic protection of British mother and charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The opinion concludes that “We are of the view that the only effective means under international law by which the grave harm suffered by Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe […]

Divisional Court finds prioritisation system for organ transplantation lawful

The Divisional Court rejected an application for judicial review by BA of the NHS Blood and Transplant (England) Directions 2005 which govern the allocation of organs for the purposes of transplantation. The Directions provide that persons who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom should be prioritised for organs over those who are not ordinarily […]