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West Belfast man allegedly tortured by paratroopers plagued by nightmares, High Court hears

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Liam Holden with his family outside the Court of Appeal in Belfast after his conviction for murder was quashed in 2012. (PA)

Liam Holden with his family outside the Court of Appeal in Belfast after his conviction for murder was quashed in 2012. (PA)

Liam Holden with his family outside the Court of Appeal in Belfast after his conviction for murder was quashed in 2012. (PA)

A west Belfast man allegedly tortured by paratroopers was plagued by nightmares more frightening than any real-life experience, the High Court heard.

Liam Holden told a psychiatrist there was no respite from dreams about the waterboarding techniques he claims were used in obtaining a false confession to murdering a British soldier 50 years ago.


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