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#United Nations Committee Against Torture

# united-nations-committee-against-torture - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'An industry built on human misery' - in an uncertain world people smugglers are making billions
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

'An industry built on human misery' - in an uncertain world people smugglers are making billions

Jun 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,320 Views 18 Comments

The waves of desperate people slipping across international borders every year has created a massive moneymaking opportunity for unscrupulous human traffickers.

# united-nations-committee-against-torture - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Nuns say they will participate in any Magdalene inquiry
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

Nuns say they will participate in any Magdalene inquiry

Jun 11th 2011, 12:29 PM 561 Views 4 Comments

The Minister for Justice is expected to act on the recent findings of a UN committee regarding the institutions within the the next two weeks.

# united-nations-committee-against-torture - Monday 6 June, 2011

Deep concern expressed by UN at levels of overcrowding in Irish prisons
# UNCAT
# UNCAT

Deep concern expressed by UN at levels of overcrowding in Irish prisons

Jun 6th 2011, 4:13 PM 694 Views 21 Comments

United Nations Committee against Torture recommends that a mechanism should be astablished to facilitate criminal complaints. It also calls the practice of slopping out “inhumane”.