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Covenant on Civil and Political Rights;ICCPR;Direct provision;Asylum seekers||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
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