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Seven Algerians held pending deportation

Seven Algerians held pending deportation after raids

Alan Travis, home affairs editor
Friday September 16, 2005

Seven Algerians, including four who were cleared at the Old Bailey in April of involvement in the alleged ricin plot, were detained yesterday pending their deportation on the grounds that they are a "threat to national security".The seven were detained in London and Manchester in an operation ordered under the home secretary's powers to deport terror suspects...

Jurors who acquitted four Algerians involved in the ricin plot trial told the Guardian they were angry their verdicts were ignored and were concerned the men would face torture or death if deported. "If anyone has grounds for asylum in this country, it is these men," one said...

Another Algerian not connected to yesterday's arrests was found hanging in his cell at Long Lartin. He was found in time and is being cared for in the prison.
Note from SACC This man is "Detainee G" - one of the "Control Order" men re-arrested on 11 August pending deportion. At a recent hearing his mental health was judged not to be bad enough to justify bail

Full Article form the Guardian