October 2014 Archives (News & Press Releases)

2nd October 2014

Call for Art by Children affected by Family Imprisonment

The School of Law, UCC is seeking art work from children who have a family member in prison. Read more

9th October 2014

Failures in accountability structures in Irish prisons “extremely disturbing” – IPRT

The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) is gravely concerned that the Inspector of Prisons is unable to rely on the veracity of official prison records when investigating a death within prison walls. Read more

10th October 2014

Invitation to Tender: Rights & Needs of LGBT Prisoners

IPRT has received funding from the Community Foundation of Ireland to conduct a ground-breaking active research study of current provisions for LGBT detainees as well as a comparative review of international standards and best practice. Read more

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