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ICCL Recruitment of Senior Research and Policy Officer and INCLO Information Rights Project Manager

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  • June 16, 2017

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is inviting applications for the posts of 

Senior Research and Policy Officer and 

INCLO Information Rights Project Manager

 

ICCL Statement on the Death of Dr Ann Louise Gilligan

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  • June 15, 2017

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has today expressed its deep sorrow at the passing of Ann Louise Gilligan, educationalist and campaigner for equality and social justice.

ICCL Participating in Intelligence-Sharing FOI Campaign with International Civil Liberties Network

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  • June 13, 2017

Today the Irish Council for Civil Liberties submitted FOI requests to the Department of Justice of Equality, the Department of Defence and the Defences Forces seeking information on Ireland’s information sharing agreements with other countries. These requests were submitted as part of a global public-information campaign aimed at uncovering international information-sharing agreements between intelligence agencies. The campaign is being coordinated through the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO), of which ICCL is a member.

ICCL Welcomes UN Human Rights Committee Decision in Whelan v Ireland

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  • June 13, 2017

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties today welcomed the ruling of the UN Human Rights Committee in the case of Whelan v. Ireland. The ruling, made available today, finds that the effect of Ireland’s abortion laws was to subject a woman to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and violated her rights to privacy and to non-discrimination, in circumstances where her pregnancy was identified as involving fatal foetal impairment.

ICCL welcomes Decision of UN Human Rights Committee in Whelan v Ireland

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  • June 13, 2017
ICCL welcomes UN Human Rights Committee finding against Ireland in Abortion Case Dublin 13th June 2017 The Irish Council for Civil Liberties today welcomed the ruling of the UN Human Rights Committee in the case of Whelan v. Ireland. The ruling, made...

International Network of Civil Liberties Organisations Seeks Communications Consultant

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  • June 9, 2017
The international Network of Civil Liberties Organisations (INCLO), of which ICCL is a member, is recruiting a Comunications Consultant to support its work.  Dealdine for applications is 30th June, and details are set out here.   JOB DESCRIPTION A....

Royal Irish Academy/NUI Maynooth Conference on Human Rights

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  • June 8, 2017
ICCL Participating in Major Conference on Human Rights and Culture ICCL Board member Dr. Claire Hamilton will deliver a paper on "Human Rights, Social Sciences and the Siren Call of Security" at a Conference on Human Rights: Culture and Critique at ...

ICCL Statement on the Death of Donal Toolan

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  • April 24, 2017

The death has occurred of Donal Toolan, leading activist for disability rights, actor and former member of the Council of State. Donal previously served for many years as a Board member of ICCL, as well as being a founder and coordinator of the Forum for People with Disabilities. The Board and staff of ICCL wish to extend their deepest sympathies to Donal's family and his large circle of friends.

 

ICCL calls on Oireachtas to Take up the Mantle for Repeal

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  • April 23, 2017

ICCL welcomes the outcome of the Citizens Assembly on the Eighth Amendment and calls on Oireachtas to Take up the Mantle for Repeal

Citizens' Assembly recognises that change is required to Irish abortion laws – Irish Council for Civil Liberties

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  • April 22, 2017

ICCL this evening welcomed the key recommendations of the Citizens Assembly - to repeal Article 43.3.3, and that the Oireachtas should be empowered to legislate on abortion. 

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