Nine of the original "hooded men" were in Dublin recently to hear a call for the Irish government to take the UK to the European Court
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Hooded men: Irish government bid to reopen 'torture' case

The Irish government will ask the European Court to revise its judgement in the case of a group of men who said they were tortured in Northern Ireland.

Those who became known as the hooded men claimed they had been tortured after being interned in 1971.

In 1978, the European Court found that the UK had carried out inhuman and degrading treatment - not torture.

The Irish foreign affairs minister said he made the decision following a review of thousands of documents.

BBC News NI Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

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