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

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought
# Medical Scandal
# Medical Scandal

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought

Mar 3rd 2014, 1:00 PM 184 Views 5 Comments

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
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

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

Nov 26th 2013, 5:18 PM 3,772 Views 6 Comments

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"
# Survivors
# Survivors

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

Jul 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,090 Views 6 Comments

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

Symphysiotomy survivors want justice for 'barbaric' acts
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Symphysiotomy survivors want justice for 'barbaric' acts

Jun 26th 2013, 10:00 PM 5,850 Views 18 Comments

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
# Italy

Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to block trial

Jun 19th 2013, 7:52 PM 2,858 Views 5 Comments

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
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

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

Jul 17th 2012, 4:44 PM 2,703 Views 5 Comments

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
# Berlusconi

Italian court throws out bribery case against Berlusconi

Feb 25th 2012, 2:51 PM 1,562 Views 13 Comments

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