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#statute of limitations

# statute-of-limitations - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought

Reliance on ex gratia redress schemes should be read against a backdrop of Government reluctance to allow these victims – and others like them – to speak on their own terms about the recent past, writes Máiréad Enright.

# statute-of-limitations - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

U-turn on statute of limitations as closure sought for symphysiotomy survivors

Survivors want the government to enter into settlement talks with them but James Reilly said it is not in the women’s best interests to lift the Statute of Limitations.

# statute-of-limitations - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

A survivors’ group says any proposals for a Magdalene-type scheme of redress would be “wholly inappropriate”, and has called on the Government to engage with its members.

# statute-of-limitations - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

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Symphysiotomy survivors want justice for 'barbaric' acts

A protest was held outside Leinster House today as the women fight for the right to a day in court.

# statute-of-limitations - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to block trial

Italy’s constitutional court has rejected a claim by former premier Silvio Berlusconi which he had hoped would block a trial against him which could see him booted out of politics.

# statute-of-limitations - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Government to consider special law to allow legal claims by symphysiotomy victims

The government will consider a suggestion from Gerry Adams to waive the statute of limitations for victims of the practice.

# statute-of-limitations - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Italian court throws out bribery case against Berlusconi

Berlusconi’s lawyers successfully argued that the case should be thrown out because the statute of limitation had run out.