Archive for 2016

ICCL Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution

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  • December 19, 2016
  The ICCL has been a long-standing voice seeking reform of Art 40.3.3 of the Constitution which was inserted by the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution following a referendum in 1983. We consider that a referendum on the Eighth Amendment is an opp...

International Human Rights Day: A Year in Review

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  • December 9, 2016
Press Release for Immediate Release 09/12/2016   On the eve of International Human Rights Day 2016, Ireland’s human rights watchdog reviewed the progress made in 2016 to bring Ireland’s human rights record into compliance with its international ...

Ireland has central role in global surveillance and privacy rights, says Human Rights Watchdog

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  • December 7, 2016
Ireland has central role in global surveillance and privacy rights, says Human Rights Watchdog The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) will today (Wednesday 7th December 2016) host a symposium on privacy rights in the digital age. Challenging ...

Human Rights Obligations left outstanding following publication of report, says rights watchdog

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  • November 23, 2016
Human Rights Obligations left outstanding following publication of report, says rights watchdog In response to the publication of the report on the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme, the independent rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties ...

Surveillance & Democracy: Privacy Rights in the Digital Age symposium

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  • November 18, 2016

Save the Date

 

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) on behalf of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organisations (INCLO) invites you to a symposium titled Surveillance & Democracy: Privacy Rights in the Digital Age with Prof. Joseph Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy and Ben Wizner (American Civil Liberties Union), lawyer for Edward Snowden.

A Round Table with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Mr Nils Muižnieks

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  • November 15, 2016

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The Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights, University College, Cork

and

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL)

 

cordially invite you to

 

Ireland and the Council of Europe Today


A Round Table with

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights


Mr Nils Muižnieks


9.30am – 1pm

Friday, 25 November 2016

Iveagh House

St Stephen’s Green

Dublin 2

Click here for more details

The event is free, but places are strictly limited (and filling quickly).

RSVP by 5pm on Friday 18 November 2016 to:

Jason O’Mara, ICCL – jason.omara@iccl.ie / 01 799 4504

 

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ICCL pays tribute to Martin Naughton

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  • October 14, 2016
The ICCL was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Martin Naughton. Martin was a long-time campaigner for the rights of persons with disabilities. He brought an incomparable wealth of expertise to bear on the development of policies and  practic...

Ireland Again Rejects UN's Recommendations on Abortion

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  • September 23, 2016
‘Your Rights Right Now’ Press release – for immediate release Dublin and Geneva, 23 September 2016 Irish civil society groups will address the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva today (Friday 23 September 2016), regarding chron...

Media advisory: On Eve of March for Choice, UN Spotlight Again Falls on Ireland's Human Rights Record

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  • September 21, 2016
Media advisory: On Eve of March for Choice, UN Spotlight Again Falls on Ireland's Human Rights Record   WHAT Irish civil society groups, including the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) will this Friday address the United Nations Human Rights ...

JUSTICIA European Rights Network Recruiting Programme Director (EU Advocacy)

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  • September 19, 2016
The JUSTICIA European Rights Network is a pan European Network consisting of 19 Network Member organisations based in 17 Member States, which works on EU criminal justice matters, namely procedural rights and the rights of victims of crime. As conso...
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