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UK/Ireland: Landmark 'hooded men' torture case should be re-opened

Headline Title:  UK/Ireland: Re-open landmark 'hooded men' torture case 24 November 2014 Allegations that the UK government sanctioned the use of torture and ill-treatment in Northern Ireland in the 1970s should be re-examined by the European Court of Human Rights and subject to a new independent investigation, Amnesty International said today.  The organization is urging the Irish government to request a re-opening of the landmark 1978 Ireland v UK judgment involving the torture and ill-treatment of the 14 so-called "hooded men", who were interned in Northern Ireland…

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