Extrajudicial detention, U.K.

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See also: Extrajudicial detention, U.K., Northern Ireland

Detention was present in much of British rule of Ireland, and continues into the present in Northern Ireland.

In the Second World War, Britain detained both citizens considered a threat to security, such as Sir Oswald Mosley, head of the League of British Fascists, [1] as well as spies through the Double-Cross System.


  1. "Sir Oswald and Lady Mosley (Release)", Hansard (House of Commons) 393: cc1428-36, November 23, 1943