The system of direct provision & Ireland's obligations under the UN International Covenant on Civil & Political Rights (ICCPR)

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Title: The system of direct provision & Ireland's obligations under the UN International Covenant on Civil & Political Rights (ICCPR)
Authors: Thornton, Liam
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5599
Date: Mar-2014
Abstract: The system of direct provision for asylum seekers will be 14 years in operation on 10 April 2014. I contend that the system of direct provision violates a number of rights specifically protected under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR): in particular, the prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment, protection of the right to private and family life, and the right to equal treatment under law.
Type of material: Government Publication
Copyright (published version): 2014 the author
Keywords: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights;ICCPR;Direct provision;Asylum seekers
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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