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Australia ratifies OPCAT

Today Australia has taken the final step necessary to ratify and implement a major international...

Oireachtas Seminar

Senator Ivana Bacik hosted IPRT at an All Party Penal Reform Group Briefing Seminar of the...

SPT carries out first visit to Morocco

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) carried out its first visit to...

SPT to visit Rwanda to advise establishment of NPM

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) is due to visit Rwanda from 15 to...

State’s response to OPCAT questioning

During Ireland’s second periodic hearing under the UN Convention against Torture, John Garry,...

Irish Examiner: Gaps in independent probes of detention units

There is no independent inspection in Ireland of a range of detention facilities, including Garda...