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From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: Spread of coronavirus raises difficult questions over data privacy Data Privacy

Covid-19: Spread of coronavirus raises difficult questions over data privacy

Civil liberties experts have warned people to be vigilant about privacy rights during the coronavirus outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely problematic': Civil liberties body calls for a halt on plans to introduce body cams for gardaí Gardaí

'Extremely problematic': Civil liberties body calls for a halt on plans to introduce body cams for gardaí

Front-line gardaí are calling on An Garda Síochána to introduce body-cameras, which are increasingly used in jurisdictions worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie 'No-one has been held responsible': Case of Dara Quigley to come before Oireachtas committee ICCL

'No-one has been held responsible': Case of Dara Quigley to come before Oireachtas committee

The journalist and activist died by suicide in April 2017. Weeks before, images of her had been shared widely online.

From TheJournal.ie 'A mistake government doesn't need to make': Refusing to publish PSC report 'absurd', activists claim PSC

'A mistake government doesn't need to make': Refusing to publish PSC report 'absurd', activists claim

Minister Regina Doherty said 11 days ago the report would be published once her department had considered it.

From TheJournal.ie Protest concerns raised by civil liberties body after reports of Direct Provision residents being targeted Right To Protest

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Answers are overdue': Almost a year on, it's still unclear if probe into legality of PSC will be published Long Awaited

'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.

From TheJournal.ie An Garda Síochána has 'never fully embraced human rights standards' New Report

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it Report

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are trying to sound the alarm' - committee hears Public Services Card is a legal ticking time bomb Grave Concerns

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We were bad, what Ireland is doing is 10 times worse' - International experts unimpressed with Public Services Card Bad Idea

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan Disability Rights

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Guards being able to investigate guards is 'questionable' - GSOC chief Justice Committee

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures ICCL

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.

From TheJournal.ie UN committee members hear call for independent Magdalene inquiry ICCL

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.

From TheJournal.ie Restrictive Irish abortion law 'could be rejected by Europe' Abortion

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie British Airways worker wins landmark religious discrimination case Human Rights

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's abortion law under spotlight in Strasbourg Abortion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Civil liberties group slams Creighton's "intransigence" on abortion ruling Council Of Europe

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.

From TheJournal.ie Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention Reform

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.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition Transgender

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.

From TheJournal.ie Last-minute rubberstamping of Public Service Cards scheme "a costly political stunt" ID Cards

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.