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The introduction of multi-party litigation in Ireland should form part of the national action plan against racism, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said. The human rights watchdog said multi-party litigation would allow victims of rights violations and discrimination to collectivel

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A medical committee's decision to refuse a kidney donation from a convicted criminal has been overturned by a court on the basis there is no such thing as a "criminal kidney". A judge in the southern Indian state of Kerala said the organ transplant authorisation committee should not have examined th

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Belfast solicitor Claire O'Mahony has passed away a year after her retirement from practice. Ms O'Mahony, who headed the wills and probate department at Boyd Rice Solicitors, passed away peacefully at Marie Curie on Friday 3 September.

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The Courts Service has issued a warning about fraudulent phone calls appearing to come from a number associated with the Dublin Circuit Court family law office. Members of the public have been urged not to engage with suspicious calls appearing to come from the number 01-8886806, a legitimate court

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Victims of intimate image abuse can now make reports to Hotline.ie, the national centre combatting illegal content online, for help removing images from the internet. The reporting mechanism is one aspect of a new Department of Justice awareness campaign to highlight that sharing or threatening to s

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. Afghanistan: ‘We and our families are facing death’ | The Times

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French police and gendarmes have been told off for inappropriate online behaviour on the likes of Tinder and TikTok. One gendarme who posed in his uniform in his Tinder profile and wrote "if you have to be screwed by the forces of order, you might as well consent and enjoy it", was suspended.

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DLA Piper has been appointed by the UK government as the provider of legal services for the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow this November. The firm will provide general commercial support to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) including in respect of sponsorship a

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