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#ICCL

# iccl - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Protest concerns raised by civil liberties body after reports of Direct Provision residents being targeted

There is a “pattern of intimidation and harassment” of protesters by gardaí, ICCL has said.

# iccl - Monday 10 June, 2019

'Answers are overdue': Almost a year on, it's still unclear if probe into legality of PSC will be published

The Department of Social Protection says a “decision will made” once the full report becomes available.

# iccl - Friday 14 September, 2018

An Garda Síochána has 'never fully embraced human rights standards'

A report by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has criticised some Garda policies and practices.

# iccl - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it

A new report identifies “serious gaps” in Ireland’s hate crime laws.

# iccl - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'We are trying to sound the alarm' - committee hears Public Services Card is a legal ticking time bomb

The Public Services Card was discussed for the first time in an Oireachtas forum at the Social Protection committee today.

# iccl - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'We were bad, what Ireland is doing is 10 times worse' - International experts unimpressed with Public Services Card

A public meeting on the Public Services Card yesterday heard that the more data protection in Ireland changes, the more it stays the same.

# iccl - Monday 24 April, 2017

Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan

President Michael D Higgins said Toolan was “a deeply committed advocate for legislation on disability rights”.

# iccl - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details Nice Data We'll Take It This post contains videos

Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details

This time it may actually happen, and it all sounds a little sinister

# iccl - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief

Simon O’Brien said that the organisation’s remit should be “fundamentally reset” so it can “actively seek resolutions to issues and provide feedback to gardaí to bring about change”.

# iccl - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures

In its annual report, the Investor Compensation Company Limited said 2013 was ‘challenging’ due to payouts to IBRC and CHC.

# iccl - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

UN committee members hear call for independent Magdalene inquiry

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties presented a list of recent developments in Ireland to the committee.

# iccl - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Restrictive Irish abortion law 'could be rejected by Europe'

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says Ireland must provide “accessible procedures” to figure out if abortion is legal.

# iccl - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step' Same-Sex Marriage This post contains videos

Vote for civil marriage for same-sex couples 'an historic step'

The Constututional Convention has voted overwhelmingly in favour of recommending that the Constitution be changed to allow for civil marriages for same-sex couples.

# iccl - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

British Airways worker wins landmark religious discrimination case

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Nadia Eweida suffered discrimination at work over her Christian beliefs.

# iccl - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Ireland's abortion law under spotlight in Strasbourg

The Council of Europe will assess the government’s action plan on abortion and it is expected the ministers will seek a clear deadline for the implementation of the new legal regime.

# iccl - Friday 5 October, 2012

Civil liberties group slams Creighton's "intransigence" on abortion ruling

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has submitted a report to the Council of Europe bemoaning the political attitude of the junior minister.

# iccl - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.

# iccl - Friday 15 July, 2011

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition

The Transgender Equality Network says recommendations for new legislation will force people who are married to make a choice between gender recognition and their relationship.

# iccl - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Last-minute rubberstamping of Public Service Cards scheme "a costly political stunt"

Irish civil rights group criticises Eamon O Cuiv issuing of ‘ID cards’ on last day in office.