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The Treatment of political prisoners in Ireland

The Treatment of political prisoners in Ireland

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Published by s.n.] in [Dublin? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political prisoners -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and arranged by E. Dwyer Gray ; with introduction by Sir Charles Gavan Duffy.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 06593, CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 06593
    ContributionsGray, E. Dwyer
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (86 fr.). --
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18363939M
    ISBN 100665065930

    Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners Adopted by the First United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, held at Geneva in , and approved by the Economic and Social Council by its resolutions C (XXIV) of 31 July and (LXII) of 13 May PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS. 1. From , Robben Island was used by the South African government as a prison for political prisoners and convicted criminals. In the Moturu Kramat, now a sacred site for Muslim pilgrimage on Robben Island, was built to commemorate Sayed Abdurahman Moturu, the Prince of , one of Cape Town's first imams, had been exiled in the mids to the y: South Africa.

    When is a 'criminal' a 'political prisoner'? Dirty protesters in the s smeared their Maze cells with excrement. The visit of Northern Ireland Secretary Mo Mowlam to prisoners in the Maze Prison is an admission of the political power wielded from within prison cells in the province. This book offers a unique analysis of paramilitary imprisonment in Northern Ireland. The central focus of the book is the struggle between inmates and the state concerning the prisoners' assertion of their status as political prisoners. Drawing upon interviews with former Republican andLoyalist prisoners as well as prison managers and staff.

    Dr William Murphy (Dublin City University) The Political Prisoner Since the emergence of modern prison systems in Britain and Ireland during the mid-nineteenth century, and despite the consistent resistance of the states and prison authorities, there have been those prisoners who have claimed the label or status ‘political prisoner’. These men and women have included.   > The Alliance for Global Justice expresses our regrets and sympathies concerning the death of on Dec. 21, , of Robert Seth Hayes, member of the Black Panther and Black Liberation Army. Hayes was paroled from prison just last J We are happy to announce the releases from prison of the following political prisoners.


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Various definitions. Some understand the term political prisoner narrowly, equating it with the term prisoner of conscience (POC). Amnesty International. Amnesty International campaigns for the release of prisoners of conscience, which include both political prisoners as well as those imprisoned for their religious or philosophical beliefs.

To reduce controversy, and as a matter of principle. FORUM ILL-TREATMENT, BRUTALITY, AND TORTURE: SOME THOUGHTS UPON THE "TREATMENT" OF IRISH POLITICAL PRISONERS DAVID LOWRY* T HE RECENT abolition of civil liberties in Northern Ireland has not gone unnoticed by the American media.

To be sure, the political history of Ireland is absolutely fascinating. Particularly intriguing in the present context is the phenomenon, which Behan highlights, of ex-felons who served time for political offenses going on to become public officials with no particular interest.

Barred: Women, Writing, and Political Detention. Wesleyan University Press, A survey, with extensive excerpts, of writings by and about women political prisoners in Northern Ireland, Israel, El Salvador, Egypt, South Africa, and the United States.

Peltier, Leonard (see also Writings by Prisoners). Prison Writings: My Life is My Sun Dance. IRISH Political Prisonersthe second in a trilogy on the treatment of Irish political prisoners in Ireland, England and Wales, was launched at the department of Justice and Equality in.

Political Prisoners and the Irish Convict System. From Modern Ireland: Its Vital Questions, Secret Societies, and Government, By 'An Ulsterman' THE political prisoners, tried at the November Commission held in Dublin last year, spoke with much asperity of the system of prison discipline to which they were subjected before trial.

This treatment seems contrary to what one might expect and is because the political prisoners, Outer and Inner party member, are much more dangerous to Big Brother's regime. Further Reading. THE announcement by His Majesty’s Government that political prisoners in Ireland awaiting trial henceforth be granted ameliorative treatment, including separate furnished cells, freedom of.

Response of the Government of Ireland to the report of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) on its visit to Ireland from 25 January to 5 February Strasbourg: Council of Europe; Febru 78 p.

Report No.: CPT/Inf () 4. Goverment of Ireland. In Ex-Combatants, Gender and Peace in Northern Ireland: Women, Political Protest and the Prison Experience, Azrini Wahidin draws upon the voices of female former combatants in the Irish Republican Army (IRA) to challenge the silencing of their experiences both during the Troubles and in the subsequent peace process, with particular emphasis upon their memories of imprisonment.

Prison Policy in Ireland: Politics, Penal-Welfarism and Political Imprisonment. Author: Mary Rogan London, UK: Routledge, Reviewer: Taja-Nia Y. Henderson | May Mary Rogan’s Prison Policy in Ireland is being hailed as “the first examination of the history of prison policy” in the Irish Republic.

The central argument of this pioneering text – part history, part penology, part. Irish Political Prisoners Theatre of War by Sean McConville pp, Routledge, £ As my father spent several periods in a number of. The issue of prisoners in war is a highly timely topic that has received much attention from both scholars and practitioners since the start of the military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and the ensuing legal and political problems concerning detainees in those conflicts.

This book analyses these contemporary problems and challenges against the background of their historical development.In all, ten men, the oldest of them 30 years old, died slow and horrible deaths to prove to the world that they were political prisoners. One of them, the poet Bobby Sands, was elected to the British Parliament while on hunger strike and another, Kieran Doherty, was elected as a .