ECHR

Statement from Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs re 'Hooded Men'

Statement issued by Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan TD in which the government requests of the EcHR that the case of the 'Hooded Men' be reopened in light of new revelations.

PFC submission to Committee of Ministers re McKerr & ors v UK

Below is the PFC's recent submission to the Committee of Ministers concerning the McKerr group of cases. We have also attached the statement by the Irish Government to the CoM and their response issued today. Copies of other useful documents can be found on the Council of Europe website and the deci...

Lord Chief Justice admits: "We are breaking the law"

Families bereaved in the conflict are today witnessing the most senior judge in this jurisdiction publicly admitting his office is breaking the law. This is the only possible conclusion arising from a speech by the Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan, given at the opening of the new legal year.