223. The seizure of persons in violation of international law.

States may resort to the seizure of a suspect in the territory of another state, although such action without the consent of the local state is unlawful in international law and engages the responsibility of the intervening state1. However, it appears that obtaining custody in this way does not inevitably make any subsequent exercise of judicial jurisdiction unlawful2.

An individual does not derive rights of which he can claim benefit from the breach of sovereignty of another state3. However, the English court has allowed that the trial of an individual who has been returned to this country in oppressive circumstances