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November 2009 Archives (IPRT in the News)

9th November 2009

Irish Times: European prison crowding ruling could lead to similar case here

The European Court of Human Rights rules that prison overcrowding in itself can violate Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to freedom from torture or inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.) Read more

30th November 2009

Irish Examiner: Behind Bars No Place for a Child

An analysis piece by Dr Ursula Kilkelly, Chairperson of IPRT, on the launch of 'Detention of Children in Ireland: International Standards and Best Practice.) Read more

RTÉ1 and 4FM: Detention of Children in Ireland

Liam Herrick, IPRT Executive Director, talks to 4FM's 'Lunchtime'; Dr Ursula Kilkelly, IPRT Chairperson, talks to RTÉ's 'Drivetime'. Read more