Who can file Habeas Corpus?

Any prisoner, or another person acting on his or her behalf, may petition the court, or a judge, for a writ of habeas corpus. One reason for the writ to be sought by a person other than the prisoner is that the detainee might be held incommunicado. 

Further Reading:

To read more about the Right to Freedom (Articles 19 – 22), check the linked article. 

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