Ireland: Follow-up procedure to the forty-sixth session of the UN Committee against Torture

Ireland: Follow-up procedure to the forty-sixth session of the UN Committee against Torture

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Index Number: EUR 29/003/2012
Date Published: 15 November 2012
Categories: Ireland

Amnesty International is submitting this report for consideration by the Committee against Torture to illustrate ongoing areas of concern related to the priorities for follow-up. These concerns are: reduction of financial resources for human rights institutions; the need for prompt and thorough investigations into all allegations of torture and other degrading treatment committed in the Magdalene Laundries; and prohibition of female genital mutilation.


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