November 2018 Archives (News & Press Releases)

12th November 2018

Statement of Principles on Legislation to Ratify the OPCAT

This document outlines the minimum legislative requirements for any legislation intended to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture. Read more

22nd November 2018

IPRT calls on key bodies to work together to conduct thorough investigation of alleged covert surveillance in prisons and prisoner transport

ADVISORY: IPRT responds to allegations of the use of covert surveillance in prisons and prisoner transport, calling on key bodies to work together to conduct a thorough investigation into these allegations. Read more

23rd November 2018

IPRT Submission to the UNCAT on Ireland’s one year follow-up

The IPRT Submission to the UN Committee against Torture on Ireland’s one year follow-up to its second periodic report under UNCAT focuses on developments in respect of the ratification of OPCAT. Read more

29th November 2018

IPRT Submission to the Value for Money and Policy Review of Prisoner Escort Services

IPRT Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality Value for Money and Policy Review of Prisoner Escort Services in the Criminal Justice Sector, submitted March 2017. Read more

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