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Ireland's Magdalene Laundries and the state's duty to protect
(Law Society of Ireland, 2011)
Irish society has recently begun to come to terms with a legacy of systemic physical, sexual and emotional maltreatment of children from the 1930s to the 1970s in State-funded, Catholic Church-run Industrial and ...
State must allow institutionalised people access to personal files
(Irish Times, 2019-01-08)
his year, politicians must do what is right by survivors and family members of deceased victims of all forms of so-called historical abuse in Ireland. It is a milestone year. The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of ...
10 ways institutional abuse details are still being kept secret
(RTÉ Brainstorm, 2019-09-05)
The Taoiseach has tonight issued an apology on behalf of the State and its citizens to the victims of child abuse. Mr. Ahern made the apology as he announced a package of measures to tackle such abuse. These include the ...
Burial of a child's remains: Resolving parental disputes
(Law Week Limited, 2013-02-28)
A dispute between parents as to where or how to dispose of their child's remains may seem too tragic to countenance. However, it can occur, understandably, where two parents live far apart (in different countries even), ...
Prolonged impunity as a continuing situation of torture or ill-treatment? Applying a dignity lens to so-called historical cases
(Springer and T.M.C Asser Press, 2019-03-28)
Around the world many survivors of so-called historical abuses persist in seeking truth and justice decades after rights violations have been perpetrated. Recognising that prolonged impunity may cause victims suffering ...