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Respect for human rights must not be a "political football" says ICCL

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  • February 8, 2016
  Press Release - Monday 8 February 2016 Ireland's independent human rights watchdog has said that respect for human rights must not be turned into a "political football" during the general election campaign. Commenting specifically on Ireland's int...

ICCL Human Rights Film Awards 2016

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  • February 4, 2016
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties is delighted to open applications for the 2016 ICCL Human Rights Film Awards, Ireland’s only human-rights themed short film competition.   Now entering its eighth year, the ICCL Human Rights Film Awards invite...

The ICCL launches the Right of Access to a Lawyer Best Practice and Implementation Report

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  • January 27, 2016
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties launched the Implementation of the Right of Access to a Lawyer: Training Manual at an event in Dublin’s Westbury Hotel on 26 January 2016. The manual provides practitioners with practical, applied and accessi...

Invite: Seminar and Report Launch on Right of Access to a Lawyer

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  • January 21, 2016
  The Right of Access to a Lawyer in Criminal Proceedings:Best Practice and Implementation Tuesday, 26 January, 6.30pm-8.00pmThe Westbury Hotel, Grafton St, Dublin 2 The recent Supreme Court judgment of DPP v Gormley and White has radically changed...

Minister's reasons for snooping review restrictions "implausible" says rights watchdog

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  • January 21, 2016
Minister's reasons for snooping review restrictions "implausible" says rights watchdog Press Release - Thursday 21st January 2016  Ireland's human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has described as "implausible" the reaso...

ICCL welcomes rapidity of snooping review; has "serious misgivings" on limited scope

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  • January 19, 2016
Press Release 19/01/2016   Ireland's human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has welcomed the "rapid establishment" of an independent review into the use of data retention powers to snoop on the mobile telephone records o...

A Handy Guide to the phone snooping powers of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and An Garda Síochána

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  • January 18, 2016

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has released a handy guide to the phone snooping powers of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and An Garda Síochána.

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The guide is designed to "demystify the legal confusion" that has arisen in recent days, as well as to clarify the scope of the review that should now take place.

ICCL release a "handy guide" to the "phone snooping" powers of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and An Garda Síochána

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  • January 18, 2016
A HANDY GUIDE TO PHONE NUMBER SNOOPING POWERS   Last week, we learned that the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is investigating certain members of the Gardaí about alleged leaks of confidential information to the media. We found out th...

ICCL calls for review of safeguards on phone snooping by GSOC and Guards

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  • January 17, 2016
Press Release  Friday 15th January 2016 ICCL has been following with interest the debate around the apparent accessing by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) of telephone records (including caller IDs) of journalists. In 2015, GSOC was ...

ICCL calls for transparent and timely process as Government refers Constitutional Convention recommendation to Oireachtas Committee

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  • January 14, 2016
  The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has today (14 January 2016) expressed its disappointment at the Government’s failure to give a detailed and evidence-based response to the recommendation of the Convention on the Constitution on econo...
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