The body overseeing implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has given the UK government a final deadline by which it must provide details of its proposals to deal with the legacy of the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Published 7 September 2020
Lawyers and activists using the courts to grapple with the legacy of colonialism and violence in Ireland, Palestine and Venezuela can learn from each other, human rights experts have said.
Published 5 August 2020
The introduction of police powers used to fine dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters just hours before the protests began was "purely coincidental", ministers have said.
Published 17 June 2020
Proposals to limit legacy investigations in order to protect former British soldiers from "vexatious claims" are incompatible with the UK's human rights obligations, a new report has warned.
Published 9 April 2020
Belfast solicitor Una Boyd has been named chair of the Law Society of Northern Ireland's Immigration Practitioners' Group (IPG).
Published 13 March 2020
A Belfast-based human rights organisation has submitted a complaint against Translink for breaching its equality requirements by failing to consider the impact of facilitating passport checks on its cross-border services.
Published 16 September 2019
The Council of Europe has reiterated its "serious concerns" about the delays in establishing the Historical Investigations Unit and other legacy institutions dealing with deaths during the Troubles.
Published 15 March 2019