Irish Penal Reform Trust

Round-up: Second Periodic Review of Ireland under the UNCAT

28th July 2017

Ireland’s second examination under the UN Convention against Torture takes place on 27th and 28th July 2017. IPRT made a Submission in advance to the United Nations Committee against Torture (UNCAT), and IPRT will be bringing a number of serious concerns to the attention of the Committee in Geneva.

Read the full submission here.

IPRT also produced a briefing containing recommendations and additional information, which can be read here.

Listen back:

  • Newstalk, Séan Moncrieff Show: 'No help behind bars: treating mentally ill prisoners', Tuesday 25th July 2017 here.

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Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.



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