Archive for November 2009

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

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.

UN Rights Chief Briefed on Weakened Position of Irish Watchdogs

  • News Item
  • November 20, 2009
Equality & Rights Alliance, 7 Red Cow Lane, Dublin 7 Tel: 01-8148860www.eracampaign.org For release: November 20, 2009 The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, was briefed today by Equality & Rights All...

Judge’s Death Penalty Remarks “Deeply Misguided and Frivolous”, says ICCL

  • News Item
  • November 16, 2009
Ireland’s leading rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has dismissed as “deeply misguided and frivolous”, remarks by a retired judge that the use of the death penalty in Ireland might be “revisited”. Speaking in res...

The 2010 ICCL Human Rights Film Awards Launches at the Cork Film Festival

  • Article
  • November 9, 2009

The 2010 ICCL Human Rights Film Awards launched on Saturday 7 November at the Cork Film Festival.
The launch was marked with a screening of the 2009 competition shortlist at Cork’s Gate Multiplex, followed by a reception for filmmakers, festival delegates and friends of the ICCL at the Bodega.

Kirsten Sheridan calls on New Film Talent to Tackle Irish Human Rights Issues

  • News Item
  • November 6, 2009
Press release – for immediate releaseFriday 6 November 2009Acclaimed director Kirsten Sheridan has today called on Irish film talent to tackle the pressing human rights issues facing Ireland today.Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s launch of...

ICCL to Put Human Rights in Focus at Cork Film Festival

  • News Item
  • November 3, 2009
Human rights will be the focus this weekend as the 54th Corona Cork Film Festival hosts the launch of the second annual Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Awards.The 2010 ICCL Human Rights Film Awards will kick off with a scr...

Rights News 11 Autumn 2009

  • Publication
  • November 2, 2009

Rights News 11 Autumn 2009

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