27th January 2020
In this submission to the UN Committee against Torture, IPRT outlines the progress made by Ireland on the 2017 Concluding Observations and further highlights a number of matters that might merit scrutiny during the next reporting cycle, at the 69th Session of the Committee Against Torture in April-May 2020.
This submission details various positive developments since the Concluding Observations 2017. These include:
However, a number of principal subjects of concerns and recommendations made by the Committee against Torture have not been addressed:
Read IPRT's submission in 'Documents' below for more information and context on developments and issues of concern.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.