Human Rights

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The head of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has been reappointed for a further two-year term starting in September 2019. Les Allamby has been the human rights watchdog's chief commissioner since 2014, when he was appointed for an initial five-year term.

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has taken on the chair of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) representing 44 national human rights bodies across Council of Europe Member States. Chief Commissioner Emily Logan, representing the commission, took off

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its strategic priorities and focus for 2019-21. The Commission's second Strategic Statement sets out four strategic priorities: to protect the rights of individual persons who face the greatest barriers to justice; to influence legislation,

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A group of activists who were prosecuted under terrorism legislation after taking action to halt a deportation flight will be spared jail. The "Stansted 15", members of a group called End Deportations, appeared before Judge Christopher Morgan in Chelmsford Crown Court for sentencing today.

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The UK government has failed to give assurances that it will not repeal or replace the Human Rights Act – a stark contrast to its proclaimed commitment to "shared values of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms" – the House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee has stated. T

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