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Question of Torture, A: Northern Ireland

Synopsis
Before the Human Rights Commission in Strasbourg, Britain faces charges made by the Irish Republic concerning methods used to extract information from IRA suspects. How much pressure can justifiably be applied in questioning prisoners taken during urban guerilla warfare, when civilian lives may be at stake?
Series
World in Action, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 30 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1972
Availability
Hire
Sale
Subjects
Politics & government
Keywords
human rights; Northern Ireland; political prisoners; torture

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Granada Television

Web
http://www.granadamedia.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7734 8080
Fax
020 7494 6280
Address
Non-Theatric Sales
36 Golden Square
London
W1R 4AH

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.

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