Lawyers for radical cleric Abu Qatada lodged a new appeal today in a decade-long battle to stop his extradition to Jordan.
The 51-year-old imam is facing a retrial on terror charges after Jordanian officials assured Home Secretary Theresa May that evidence gained through torture would not be used against him.
But lawyers for Mr Qatada said that was not good enough.
Edward Fitzgerald QC said the cleric's imprisonment in an immigration centre since 2005 represented "the longest period of administrative detention as far as we know in modern English history."
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