Re Muenier, 1894, Queen Bench Division

Re Muenier, 1894, Queen Bench Division

Principle:  Political offences must be distinguished from the terrorist activities. If a person do not believe in political organization his offences cannot be treated as political offence.

Fact: Mr Meunier was a French citizen, he was an anarchist and did not believed in state. So he boomed many places to destroy his state. Likewise he boomed at two army barrack and escaped to UK, when franc demanded his extradition he objected showing the reason that the offence was a political offence in character.

Issue: Whether Mr Muenie’s offence was a political offence or not?

Decision: the court held that the offences by Mr Muenier cannot be treated as political offence so UK is liable to extradite him.

Reasoning: the court held that the offences by Mr Muenier cannot be treated as political offence as he is and anarchist and did not believed in the state.

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