IPRT - Irish Penal Reform Trust

Join Donate

Get News Updates:

April 2011 Archives (News & Press Releases)

1st April 2011

Minister announces review of Thornton Hall prison project

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has anounced a review of the proposed 'super-prison' at Thornton Hall in North Dublin. Read more

6th April 2011

IPRT welcomes landmark report on prison accountability

The latest Inspector of Prisons on Mountjoy was published last night by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter. Read more

12th April 2011

IHRC: UN Committee Against Torture submission

The IHRC have published their report and recommendations to the UN Committee Against Torture ahead of the examination of Ireland's compliance with its international obligations to prevent torture and inhumane or degrading treatment. Read more

19th April 2011

UPR: Hundreds Join Call for Rights Reforms

The Universal Periodic Review have now published their submission report to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Read more