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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

IPRT Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 21st March 2011 Word documents

The IPRT submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review highlights issues relating to the Irish State’s promotion and protection of human rights in prisons Read more

IPRT Submission to White Paper on Crime: 3 - Organised and White Collar Crime 8th February 2011 Word documents

IPRT submission on 'Discussion Document No 3: Organised and White Collar Crime' as part of the White Paper on Crime process. Read more

IPRT Submission Budget 2011 3rd December 2010 Word documents

The IPRT submission to Budget 2011, 'Spending Cuts and Crime Implications' warns against false economies and the indirect costs of increasing marginalisation. Read more

IPRT Submission to White Paper on Crime: 2 - Criminal Sanctions 27th May 2010 Word documents

IPRT submission on 'Discussion Document No 2: Criminal Sanctions' as part of the White Paper on Crime process. Read more

IPRT Preliminary Submission to the White Paper on Crime 23rd December 2009 Word documents

IPRT preliminary submission to the White Paper on Crime. Read more

IPRT Submission to White Paper on Crime: 1 - Crime Prevention and Community Safety 23rd December 2009 Word documents

IPRT submission on 'Discussion Document No 1: Crime Prevention and Community Safety' as part of the White Paper on Crime process. 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

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