Immunity

Labour calls for halt to bill shielding UK soldiers from prosecution

Proposed Overseas Operations Bill would grant immunity from prosecution to British soldiers involved in torture and murder overseas.

Prosecutions, Imprisonment and the Stormont House Agreement

A detailed analysis of potential legacy options as of April 2020 prepared by QUB academics and CAJ. Includes controversial proposals aimed at stimulating informed debate.

Declassified documents reveal army lobbied Attorney General not to prosecute soldiers

The Director of Public Prosecutions could be asked to reopen hundreds of Troubles-related cases involving killings from the 1970s following the discovery of statements in newly declassified papers which suggest soldiers were allowed to escape prosecution.