Court rejects Irish request to find torture in 1978 judgment against United Kingdom

The Irish authorities wanted the court to find that men detained by the United Kingdom during Northern Ireland’s civil strife suffered torture, not just inhuman and degrading treatment.

Ireland: ‘Troubles-era’ human rights dispute with United Kingdom reaches judgement day

The European Court of Human Rights 19 March-scheduled ruling in the case Ireland v. the United Kingdom (no. 5310/71), concerns Ireland’s request to revise a 1978 judgment so as to find that a group of men suffered torture at the hands of the British authorities during the troubles in Northern Ireland.

Court: UK right to deprive suspected Al- Shabaab terrorist of his citizenship

Human rights judges have agreed that the United Kingdom was right to deprive a suspected terrorist of his citizenship.

United Kingdom: Court set for judgement on Omagh bomb human rights complaint

Later this week, Strasbourg judges will make known their ruling on a complaint concerning the 1998 Omagh bombing, the single worst atrocity of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles.’

United Kingdom: Experts warn Jersey authorities over money laundering prosecutions and convictions

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (or MONEYVAL) wants Jersey to increase the number of money-laundering convictions and confiscations.