Related Rule
Ireland
Practice Relating to Rule 144. Ensuring Respect for International Humanitarian Law Erga Omnes
In 2008, Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, in a written response to a question on an application for refugee status, stated: “The Government has repeatedly stated its desire to see the United States Administration take steps to release or bring to trial all [Guantánamo] detainees in accordance with established legal norms, and to close Guantánamo Bay as soon as possible.” 
Ireland, Dáil Eireann (House of Deputies), Minister for Foreign Affairs, Written Answers – Refugee Status, Dáil Eireann debate Vol. 635 No. 6, 8 May 2008.