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S444 to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on the UK’s 7th Periodic Report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

S444-CAJ-Submission-to-ICCPR-June-2015

CAJ focuses this shadow report on the following matters which are included in the Committee’s List of Issues (LoI) for the UK (CCPR/C/GBR/Q/7, 20 November 2014) and previous Concluding Observations (CO) (CCPR/C/GBR/CO/6 30 July 2008):

  • The planned repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights (Art. 2, LoI [2] CO para. 6);
  • Northern Ireland Stop and Search powers (Arts. 2, 12, 17, LoI [8]);
  • Dealing with the legacy of the Northern Ireland conflict (Arts. 2, 6, 7, LoI [13 and 15], CO para. 9);
  • Abortion law in Northern Ireland (Art. 2,3,7, LoI [14])
  • The use of Plastic Bullets – Attenuating Energy Projectiles (AEPs) (Art. 6, 7 LoI [15], CO para. 11)
  • Torture and ill-treatment of detainees by British forces (Art. 2, 7, 9, LoI [16], CO para.14).
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