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Entries Tagged as 'Prison'

Guest Post – Imprisonment for Debt

May 31st, 2010 · 5 Comments · Social Policy

In the first of this weeks Guest Posts – Louise blogs about Imprisonment for Debt Imprisonment solely on the grounds of failure to fulfil a contractual obligation is considered a human rights violation and is prohibited by Article 1 of the 4th Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and Article 11 of […]


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Lesbianism, Prisons and absolute bunkum

April 26th, 2010 · 13 Comments · Equality, Social Policy

Did any of the many public figures who commented yesterday on the resignation of Kathleen McMahon as governor of the Dochas Centre in Mountjoy say anything about her comments on overcrowding causing an increase in lesbianism in the prison? Ms McMahon said the regime within the centre had been designed to treat women with dignity […]


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