The Irish Republic took UK to the E Court of HR. 1980.
Five techniques wer eused on terrorit suspects — hooding, white noise, stress postions, deprivation of nutrition etc.
ECHR in 1976 said this was torture. 1978 the court said it was not torture but was inhuman and degrading/
Israel and the US cite the court rulijg to permit these methods.
2014 it came to light that the Cabinet authorised these methods. Ireland asked the ECHR to reconsider its verdict. It decided that these means were torture
Lord Parker in 1972 had found the techniques to be unlawful under British law
The United Kingdom then ceased to employ these methods