A Preliminary Human Rights Analysis of the Working Group Report and Recommendations on Direct Provision

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Title: A Preliminary Human Rights Analysis of the Working Group Report and Recommendations on Direct Provision
Authors: Thornton, Liam
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6862
Date: Jul-2015
Abstract: Overall, the Report contains a mix of significant recommendations on the protection process and processing of asylum claims. However, I argue, there are significant concerns with the recommendations that have emerged as regards direct provision accommodation and supports for asylum applicants. The focus of this working paper relates to categorising some of the recommendations contained in the McMahon Report and providing some initial analysis. This analysis is not an exhaustive exploration of every single recommendation made in the McMahon Report. There is a noticeable lack of any human rights analysis on the system of direct provision and ancillary supports provided for protection seekers. This is stark when compared to at least some level of human rights analysis that informed recommendations on the protection process.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin, Human Rights Network
Start page: 1
End page: 35
Keywords: IrelandMcMahon reportDirect provisionInternational protection billAsylum seekers
Other versions: https://www.academia.edu/13446243/A_Preliminary_Human_Rights_Analysis_of_the_Working_Group_Report_and_Recommendations_on_Direct_Provision
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
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