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Ireland put on detainee treatment watch-list of countries

Ireland has been put on a watch-list of countries in which the treatment of detainees in prisons and police stations will face special scrutiny.

5th December, 2009

Ireland has been put on a watch-list of countries in which the treatment of detainees in prisons and police stations will face special scrutiny.

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture has told the government that Ireland is one of ten states that will face rigorous inspections next year. The committee has asked anyone with knowledge of the mistreatment of people in Garda stations, prisons or other places of detention to forward...

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