Dr Maeve O'Rourke appointed to Mother and Baby and Magdalene Laundry Institutions Truth Recovery Design Team

Mar 05 2021 Posted: 09:35 GMT

The Northern Ireland Executive has appointed Dr Maeve O'Rourke, Lecturer in Human Rights and Director of the Human Rights Law Clinic at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, to a Truth Recovery Design Team which will work with victims and survivors of Mother and Baby and Magdalene Laundry Institutions to establish the terms of reference for an independent investigation/inquiry. Dr O'Rourke will join Professor Emeritus Phil Scraton, School of Law, Queen's University, and Deirdre Mahon, in this 6-month task alongside individuals and families affected by the institutions. 

Further information, including instructions for those who would like to participate in the process, are available here:
See also a BBC News report here: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-56283644 


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