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Ireland: Decision to reopen 'Hooded Men' court case a triumph of justice after four decades of waiting

Headline Title:  Ireland: Decision to reopen 'Hooded Men' court case triumph after four decades of waiting 02 December 2014  The Irish Government’s request to reopen the landmark 1978 European Court of Human Rights judgment in Ireland v UK is a triumph of justice after more than 40 years of waiting, said Amnesty International today. It follows revelations in a television programme, The Torture Files, broadcast Irish national channel RTÉ in June that the UK withheld vital information from the European Court at the time.  In 1978 the European Court…

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