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Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'
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Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 13,078 Views 2 Comments

Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says the law around image-based sexual abuse is useless as it pre-dates the internet and new legislation can’t come quickly enough.

Opinion: Families of murder victims have a legal right to information about the case
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Opinion: Families of murder victims have a legal right to information about the case

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:30 PM 11,381 Views 12 Comments

The Victims of Crime Bill 2015 legally obliges An Garda Síochana and the Director of Public Prosecutions to keep victims (or in homicide cases, their families) informed about their cases, writes Joan Deane.

Victims will be able to seek review if a suspect is not prosecuted
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Victims will be able to seek review if a suspect is not prosecuted

Dec 29th 2016, 2:07 PM 7,820 Views 13 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said this bill will “introduce, for the first time, statutory rights for victims of crime”.

"At the moment, court is a very frightening place for a child" - young victims in Ireland's legal system
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"At the moment, court is a very frightening place for a child" - young victims in Ireland's legal system

May 24th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,720 Views 1 Comment

A case of severe child abuse that recently passed through the courts showed some of the provisions in place to help protect minors.