Archive for 2009

Grand Slam Jersey Sold!

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  • December 21, 2009

Thank you to all of you who bid on our signed Grand Slam Rugby Jersey, which was successfully sold at close of business on Friday 18 December.

The proceeds from the sale will help the ICCL continue its important work protecting and promoting human rights in 2010.

Rights News 12 Winter 2009-2010

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  • December 16, 2009

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Rights News 12 Winter 2009 - 2010

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  • December 16, 2009

Rights News 12 Winter 2009 -2010

Law Reform Commission Suggestions on Lethal Force “Lack Credibility” says Rights Watchdog

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  • December 14, 2009
Law Reform Commission Suggestions on Lethal Force “Lack Credibility” says Rights Watchdog   Press release, for immediate release   14 December 2009   Ireland leading rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Li...

Murder Trials for Householders Will Not Clarify Home Defence Law says ICCL

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  • December 14, 2009
  Murder Trials for Householders Will Not Clarify Home Defence Law says ICCL        Monday 14 December 2009     The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has described Law Reform Commission proposals on home defen...

Launch of new ICCL Website

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  • December 10, 2009
Dear members and supporters,Welcome to our new website, which was launched on 10th December, International Human Rights Day.Please feel free to browse ICCL press releases, news stories, broadcasts, newsletters and details of forthcoming events.The si...

New courts complex offers a better deal for crime victims says ICCL

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  • December 7, 2009
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has welcomed the opening of the new Criminal Courts of Justice complex at Parkgate Street, Dublin.Speaking after the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform signed legal documents paving the way for ...

Civil Partnership Bill “a significant step in the right direction” says ICCL

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  • December 3, 2009
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has called on legislators to ensure that the Civil Partnership Bill passes smoothly through the Oireachtas.Speaking shortly after the Bill began its second stage in the Dáil this evening (3 December 2009)...

ICCL Submission on the Communications (Retention of Data) Bill 2009 November 2009

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  • November 30, 2009

This submission assesses four areas of the Bill where the ICCL considers that privacy rights may be most at risk: blanket retention; retention periods; disclosure of data; and, oversight and remedy. In the analysis, particular reference is made to Article 8 (right to private life) of the ECHR. Further effect was given to the ECHR in Irish law under the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003.

ICCL Submission on the (Retention of Data) Bill Nov 2009

  • Publication
  • November 30, 2009

This submission assesses four areas of the Bill where the ICCL considers that privacy rights may be most at risk: blanket retention; retention periods; disclosure of data; and, oversight and remedy. In the analysis, particular reference is made to Article 8 (right to private life) of the ECHR. Further effect was given to the ECHR in Irish law under the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003.

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