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No. 22 of #50cases. Secrecy and torture have played leading roles in the war on terror.  They were also centre stage in the drama that surrounded the government’s attempts to deport the … Continued


The Secret Adoption

Family comes first. For many people, that’s just a matter of common sense: so is the fact that the law protects families. Under Irish law, families are constitutionally protected. But what happens … Continued


Detention Harms Children

In 2011, there were nearly 1,000 children each year being held in immigration detention centres for, on average, 16 days, but sometimes up to 61 days. Reetha Suppiah’s two sons, … Continued

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The state must protect children against sexual abuse in school

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Irish primary school pupils were sexually abused by their teachers. The Irish authorities would have known about similar abuses before the 1970s. They didn't do enough to systematically protect the children.

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