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#Committee Against Torture

# committee-against-torture - Monday 17 February, 2020

'The door to her cell was bolted': Magdalene survivor takes case against Ireland to UN

Elizabeth Coppin’s complaint will be heard by the UN’s Committee Against Torture.

# committee-against-torture - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

UN committee hears 'vast majority' of women entered Magdalene Laundries voluntarily or with consent UN

UN committee hears 'vast majority' of women entered Magdalene Laundries voluntarily or with consent

Irish delegate said today that in most cases, allegations made by women about mistreatment at the laundries concern events which happened “a considerable time ago”, and information is limited.