Ben Lowry: Hooded men court case ruling might not be as bad for UK as it seems

There was a major ruling on the ‘hooded men’ case by the Supreme Court in London this week.

By Ben Lowry
Sunday, 19th December 2021, 11:55 pm
Updated Monday, 20th December 2021, 12:55 am
The Supreme Court ruling on the hooded men was more complex than it first seemed
The Supreme Court ruling on the hooded men was more complex than it first seemed

It seemed to be yet another legacy court case finding against the UK state and its handling of terrorism in the bleak 1970s (see links below).

But a closer reading of the judgment shows it to have been more complex than that.

The hooded men did not win on all points.

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We will try to scrutinise the result in coming weeks.

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