Former UN Assistant Secretary-General, Denis Halliday, is one of many UN officials who support a public inquiry into the Sallins Case. A human rights campaigner, he has also served as a UN Iraq-Humanitarian Coordinator. Previously, he was Singapore-UN Deputy Resident Development Programme. A holder of the Gandhi International Peace Award, he is a patron of the sallinsinquirynow campaign.
No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
Article 5 UN Declaration of Human Rights.
Seventh President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, is a life-long human rights campaigner. She served as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. A lawyer and opponent of the juryless Special Criminal Court which convicted the Sallins men, she claimed it was a sentencing tribunal. She supports a Sallins public inquiry.
‘..the government shall immediately make a preliminary inquiry into the facts.’
Article 6 UN Declaration of Human Rights.