Wednesday 18 January 2017

We need clarity on the Magdalene Laundries

Published 25/06/2011 | 05:00

David Quinn's analysis of the Magdalene Laundries adds to the public's confusion about these institutions ("Magdalene inquiry must lift veil and uncloak anti-Catholic myths," June 17, 2011).

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He is factually incorrect when he states that the Irish Human Rights Commission (IHRC) sent its published Assessment to the UN Committee Against Torture (UNCAT).

The UNCAT recommendation came on foot of a submission by Justice for Magdalenes (JFM), the survivor advocacy group.

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