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Upcoming Event: Victims Rights Conference 14 November 2014

  • Web Page
  • August 29, 2014
Conference: Implementing and Enforcing the Victims’ Rights Directive in the European Union 28 Aug 2014: Victims' Rights Alliance / JUSTICIA, European Rights Network, Implementing and Enforcing the Victims' Rights Directive in the EU, Conference ...

Breaking New Ground for Human Rights: ICCL Annual Report 2013

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  • August 21, 2014
We are pleased to announce the publication of Breaking New Ground for Human Rights, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties’ 2013 Annual Report. The report outlines the work of the ICCL to further human rights and equality in Ireland throughout 2013. This includes our contributions to Constitutional Convention discussions of civil marriage equality and blasphemy; our engagement at Oireachtas and Council of Europe level on the furtherance of women’s reproductive rights; reporting to the United Nations  on human rights and the prevention of torture; and our continuing pan-European project on the rights of accused persons and victims of crime.
You can read the report via our ISSUU e-reader above, or download a low resolution PDF copy HERE.

ICCL Annual Report 2013

  • Annual Report
  • August 15, 2014

ICCL Annual Report 2013: Breaking New Ground for Human Rights

Read via ISSUU reader below, or download low res PDF HERE.

Watchdog welcomes UN call for constitutional reform on abortion

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  • July 24, 2014
Watchdog welcomes UN call for constitutional reform on abortion Press release, for immediate release Thursday 24 July 2014 Ireland’s human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has today (Thursday 24 July 2014) welcomed a c...

Rights Watchdog "Enthusiastically Welcomes" Emily Logan as new Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

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  • July 17, 2014
Rights Watchdog "Enthusiastically Welcomes" Emily Logan as new Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Ireland's independent human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has enthusiastically welcome...

Rights watchdog “disappointed but not surprised” by Cooke’s reported refusal to be held to account

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  • July 16, 2014
Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) Press Release For Immediate Release Wednesday 16 July 2014 Ireland’s human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has said that it “disappointed but not surprised” by the reported ...

ICCL Wholeheartedly Endorses Coruscating UN Comments on Ireland

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  • July 15, 2014
ICCL Press Release, for immediate release Dublin/Geneva – Tuesday 15 July 2014 #ICCPR Ireland’s independent human rights watchdog the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has today ‘wholeheartedly’ endorsed the coruscating comments made b...

UN Experts Told Ireland Needs New Rights Protections

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  • July 14, 2014
ICCL Press Release, for immediate release Dublin/Geneva - Monday 14 July 2014 #ICCPR This afternoon (Monday 14 July 2014) Ireland's independent human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) will tell the UN's top human rights ex...

Media Advisory - Rights Groups Gather in Dublin as Ireland Faces UN in Geneva

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  • July 11, 2014
Rights Groups Gather in Dublin as Ireland Faces UN in Geneva Media Advisory – For event taking place Monday 14 July 2014: -  ‘The Human Rights Green Room’, Goldsmith Hall, The Radisson Blu, Golden Lane, Dublin 2 from 2pm. - A live web screenin...

Join Us In The Human Rights “Green Room”

  • Article
  • July 9, 2014

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL)
invites you to join us in the
Human Rights “Green Room”

For Ireland's Appearance Before the UN Human Rights Committee


Next Monday afternoon, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald TD will be defending Ireland’s record on civil and political rights before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva. This is your invitation to join us in our Human Rights “Green Room” to watch the screening live in Dublin. Colleagues from a wide variety of civil society organisations that have provided expert evidence to the UN Human Rights Committee will be present and the event will be a “media hub” for commentators and journalists.

Proceedings from Geneva will be live tweeted at #ICCPR

Afternoon tea will be served.

Date: Monday 14th July 2014
Time: 2pm – 5pm
The Human Rights “Green Room”, Goldsmith’s Hall, Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 2

RSVP to rightsnow@iccl.ie  or 01 7994504

Participants are welcome to drop in from 1.15pm to watch the live feed from the UN in Geneva on the big screen in the Green Room.

 

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