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ICCL to meet with UN Committee Against Torture

  • News Item
  • July 25, 2017
"State urgently needs an independent monitoring and inspection body covering all places of detention”, ICCL tells UN Torture Committee   Tomorrow (Wednesday 26th July 2017), the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) will address the UN Committe...

ICCL to meet with UN Committee Against Torture

  • Article
  • July 25, 2017

"State urgently needs an independent monitoring and inspection body covering all places of detention”, ICCL tells UN Torture Committee

Survey on the Right to Information in Criminal Proceedings - EU-Wide Research

  • Article
  • July 24, 2017

***Calling all lawyers practicing in criminal law.***

Please complete our European-wide survey on the right to information in criminal proceedings.

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**Please click here to begin the survey.**

Annual Report 2015

  • Annual Report
  • July 13, 2017

ICCL's Annual Report for 2015 can be downloaded here

ICCL is recruiting a Public Engagement and Communications Officer and an Administrative Officer

  • Article
  • July 4, 2017

As the second phase in its 2017 Recruitment, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is inviting applications for the posts of Public Engagement and Communications Officer and Administrative Officer

 

ICCL Strategic Plan 2017-2020 - Defending Rights at a Critical Moment

  • Article
  • July 3, 2017

ICCL has set out an ambitious vision for the next phase in our work, reflecting the critical challenges facing civil liberties and human rights at this time, and identifying key areas where ICCL can deliver real change over the coming years.

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

  • Article
  • 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

  • Article
  • 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

  • Article
  • 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

  • Article
  • 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.

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