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Raffaele Piccolo

Islam v Director-General, Justice and Community Safety Directorate, Trial judgment, [2021] ACTSC 33, ILDC 3270 (AU 2021), 4th March 2021, Australia; Australian Capital Territory; Supreme Court [ACTSC]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 January 2022

Whether domestic courts could consider the judgments of international courts in interpreting the rights set out in the Human Rights Act.

Whether the separate confinement and loss of privileges imposed upon a prisoner in contravention of the municipal law breached the right to freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment in Article 7 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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