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Human Rights Reports

UN Committee against Torture: Concluding Observations (2011) 7th June 2011 Word documents

The United Nations Committee against Torture has published its Concluding Observations following Ireland's first periodic review under UNCAT. Read more

Joint Shadow Report to the First Periodic Review of Ireland under the UNCAT 27th May 2011

On 23 and 24 May 2011, Ireland was reviewed for the first time by the UN Committee against Torture (UNCAT). In advance of the hearing, IPRT and ICCL submitted a 'Joint Shadow Report', endorsed by 31 organisations. Read more

Committee for the Prevention of Torture: 2011 Report 10th February 2011

The Committee for the Prevention of Torture has published its latest report on conditions in Irish prisons. Read more

Ireland: First National Report under the UN CAT 11th November 2009

The Government has just submitted its long-awaited First National Report under the UN Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UN CAT). Read more

Joint ICCPR submission to the UN Human Rights Committee: 1-year update 31st August 2009 PDF documents

In August 2009, IPRT, FLAC and ICCL made a joint submission to the UN Human Rights Committee as a 1-year update on the Concluding Observations of the Committee following their visit in 2008. Read more

Human Rights Commission Publishes Enquiry Report on Immigration Detention 23rd January 2009

The Irish Human Rights Commission has published a report on its Enquiry into the Treatment of a Visitor Refused to land in the State. The Enquiry, which explores immigration procedures and practices at Dublin airport was instigated in relation to a complaint received by IPRT and which we referred to… Read more

ICCPR Shadow Report 14th July 2008 PDF documents

The Shadow Report to the Third Periodic Report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is the product of a year’s research and consultation with the Irish NGO community by FLAC, ICCL and IPRT, endorsed by 15 other Irish NGOs. Read more

Report by Commissioner for Human Rights, November 2007. 30th April 2008 PDF documents

Report by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights on his visit to Ireland, November 2007. Read more

IPRT submission to Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Oct 2007. 8th October 2007 Word documents

Submission of the Irish Penal Reform Trust to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in preparation for the Commissioner’s November 2007 Visit to Ireland. Read more

Irish Penal Reform Trust submission to CPT, March 2006. 3rd March 2006 PDF documents

Submission of the Irish Penal Reform Trust to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) in preparation for the 2006 CPT visit to Ireland. Read more

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