Video: The deportation of Abu Qatada


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Watch the collection of videos below to see how the deportation case of Abu Qatada progressed before he was sent back to Jordan over the weekend. The deportation case has been on-going for nearly a decade, with 2005 being the first attempt at deportation.

Numerous times in the subsequent years there have been attempts to deport Abu Qatada, with the videos below picking up the story in 2012.


Response to the European Court of Human Rights blocking a deportation attempt by former Home Secretary Lord John Reid - February 2012

Boris Johnson on the issue - February 2012

Theresa May on Qatada after he wins another appeal - November 2012

What next for Qatada? - November 2012

A statement by Theresa May - April 2013