Hooded Men

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Lawyers for the "Hooded Men" say they have been vindicated by a UK Supreme Court ruling that the PSNI's decision not to investigate their allegations of torture by the British Army in 1971 was unlawful. An RTÉ documentary broadcast in 2014 made public for the first time a memo written by the

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Brian Turley has been granted leave by Mr Justice McAlinden to challenge the current impasse over the ‘Troubles Pension’ scheme. Mr Turley was one of the 14 men who were chosen for 'special treatment' and were taken to a secret interrogation centre. The men were forced to wear hoods and

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The PSNI must carry out a criminal investigation into the treatment in custody of the "Hooded Men" in 1971, the Court of Appeal in Belfast has ruled. In their majority ruling, appeal judges added that the treatment of applicant Francis McGuigan and fellow detainee Seán McKenna "would, if it o

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