The Court of Appeal refused to release some of the video footage which showed Sergeant Alexander Blackman killing an injured disarmed Taliban insurgent. It was held that it would significantly endanger a large number of people and could be used to radicalise terrorists.
Child born with congenital disabilities as a result of incestuous rape not entitled to compensation
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority v First Tier Tribunal (Social entitlement Chamber) and Y by his mother and Litigation Friend [2017 EWCA Civ 139
The Court of Appeal held that a child born as a result of incestuous rape was unable to claim compensation under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme (CICS) for his congenital disabilities. These disabilities were 50% likely in the case of this child, compared to a 2-3% likelihood for the general population.