NPM highlights importance of upholding rights of detained people during Covid-19 outbreak

16/04/2020

The Chair of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) John Wadham has written to the Minister of Justice, Naomi Long MLA on behalf of the members of the NPM in Northern Ireland to highlight the vital importance of efforts to uphold the rights of people in detention and deprived of their liberty during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.


A copy of the letter, which highlights concerns raised with the Secretary of State for Justice Robert Buckland QC MP and the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf MSP, on behalf of the NPM membership in England, Wales and Scotland can be found by clicking on this Letter to Naomi Long MLA.