Hooded Men

Hooded Man granted permission to challenge Troubles pension 'impasse'

Brian Turley has been granted leave by Mr Justice McAlinden to challenge the current impasse over the ‘Troubles Pension’ scheme.

Published 29 June 2020

Court of Appeal: PSNI loses appeal against finding there is a 'legitimate expectation' of a Hooded Men inquiry

The Chief Constable of the PSNI has lost an appeal against the High Court’s ruling which quashed a decision not to take further steps to investigate the question of identifying and prosecuting individuals in relation to the treatment in custody of the "Hooded Men" in 1971.

Published 23 September 2019

PSNI ordered to carry out criminal investigation into treatment of Hooded Men

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.

Published 20 September 2019