The Army’s powers of arrest in Northern Ireland, did not breach the European Convention on Human Rights.
Times 01-Nov-1994, 14310/88,  ECHR 39, (1994) 19 EHRR 193
Cited – A v Secretary of State for the Home Department, and X v Secretary of State for the Home Department HL 16-Dec-2004
The applicants had been imprisoned and held without trial, being suspected of international terrorism. No criminal charges were intended to be brought. They were foreigners and free to return home if they wished, but feared for their lives if they . .
Cited – Secretary of State for the Home Department v AF AM and AN etc CA 17-Oct-2008
The claimants were subject to non-derogating control orders, being non EU nationals suspected of terrorism. They now said that they had not had a compatible hearing as to the issue of whether they were in fact involved in terrorist activity.
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.
Human Rights, Northern Ireland, Armed Forces, Human Rights
Updated: 22 May 2022; Ref: scu.165336