-- Justice et injustices --

IRELAND AND THE UNITED KINGDOM CRITICISED AGAIN ON RENDITION

Rapport de Celtic League (porte parole Cathal Ó Luain) publié le 1/09/08 5:47

One of the rendition flights arriving at Shannon airport  Ireland
One of the rendition flights arriving at Shannon airport Ireland

Both the United Kingdom and Ireland have been criticised for the manner in which they have pursued allegations of rendition through their territory at separate sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Committee meeting in Geneva last month.

In relation to Ireland the UN HRC said:

«The State party should establish a regime for the control of suspicious flights and ensure that all allegations of so-called renditions are publicly investigated.»

The Celtic League lodged a formal complaint in 2004 with An Garda Síochána at Shannon about alleged rendition flights but their subsequent enquiries were fruitless.

Meanwhile rendition flights via the United Kingdom, also the subject of formal complaint in 2004 by the League to Police in Scotland, have also been criticised. The UN HRC say in the concluding observations of their 93rd session - United Kingdom:

«The State party should investigate allegations related to transit through its territory of rendition flights and establish an inspection system to ensure that its airports are not used for such purposes.»

See also Celtic News items at:

(voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site) (voir le site)

Council of Europe report at:

(voir le site)

J B Moffatt Director of Information Celtic League

09/08/08

mailbox imprimer
logo

The Celtic League has branches in the six Celtic Countries. It works to promote cooperation between these countries and campaigns on a broad range of political, cultural and environmental matters. It highlights human rights abuse, monitors all military activity and focuses on socio-economic issues.

TEL (UK) 01624 877918
MOBILE (UK)07624 491609

Voir le site

Vos commentaires :

Écrire un commentaire :

ANTI-SPAM : Combien font 2 multiplié par 1 ?

Note : Ce lieu est un lieu de débat. Les attaques personnelles ne sont pas autorisées. Le trolling est interdit. Les lois contre le racisme, le sexisme, et la diffamation doivent être respectées. Les pseudos sont tolérés mais ne sont pas encouragés. Par contre l'utilisation d'anonymiseurs pour modifier votre numéro ip entrainera la suspension de vos commentaires.