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September 2003 Archives (News & Press Releases)

22nd September 2003

Prison Privatisation Plans Condemned

Leading Figures in Criminology, Law and Human Rights Challenge the Government on Private Prisons Read more

24th September 2003

Private Prisons "a foul notion" and "a costly failure" according to Leading Irish Experts in Criminology, Law and Human Rights

Plans to privatise Irish prisons have come under sharp attack today by a group of Ireland's leading experts in criminology, penology, law and human rights. In an open letter to Minister Michael McDowell released this morning, the group condemns prison privatisation as "a foul notion that strikes at the very… Read more

IPRT Press Statement on Prison Privatisation

IPRT statement on prison privatisation delivered at today's press conference. Read more

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