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Committee on the Administration of Justice
13
Dec

NI legacy: UK must respect the rule of law

The indefinite postponement of the implementation of the Stormont House Agreement dealing with the past provisions threatens the rule of law, says CAJ, Northern Ireland’s leading human rights NGO. Secretary of State James Brokenshire announced the delay on the very day that the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers called for swift action to investigate...
12
Dec

A Beacon of Hope The Story of CAJ by Maggie Beirne, June 2016

Maggie Beirne, former director of CAJ, has written a book about the organisation’s story and development over the years to its now 35th anniversary. “This month marks the organisation’s 35th anniversary – this study is therefore intended to reflect on CAJ’s past: what has been done and achieved, and the principles, membership structures, and techniques...
22
Nov

CAJ Annual Report 2016

CAJ Annual Report 2016 The year 2016 marks the 35th anniversary of CAJ’s formation. In the dark days of 1981, a standing committee was formed to keep alight the principles of human rights in the midst of a storm of violence and repression. The dogged determination to focus on human rights standards and hold the...
02
Nov

CAJ sends open letter to Colombian civil society groups on eve of President Santos visit to Belfast.

Tomorrow 3 November 2016 sees the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to Belfast. The visit takes place in a context whereby the Northern Irish peace process has helped shaped and influence its colombian counterpart through the work of civil society here, notably trade unions, and NGOs who have organised wide ranging delegations and...
18
Oct

CAJ Police Custody report

This is a short clip of the main findings of a report on ill-treatment in police custody prepared by CAJ for a comparative study led by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.
02
Oct

S459 to the Committee of Ministers from CAJ in relation to the supervision of the cases concerning the action of the security forces in Northern Ireland

S459  to the Committee of Ministers from CAJ in relation to the supervision of the cases concerning the action of the security forces in Northern Ireland This Rule 9 communication is for consideration at the 1273rd meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies in December 2016. CAJ has regularly made Rule 9 communications to the Committee of...
01
Oct

S458 Written Evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on its inquiry into the ‘Future of the land border with the Republic of Ireland’

S458-CAJ-Written-Evidence-to-NIAC-inquiry-on-the-CTA-October-2016 CAJ welcomes the opportunity to provide Written Evidence to the Committee on its October 2016 inquiry into the ‘Future of the land border with the Republic of Ireland’. Before and after the 23 June 2016 EU referendum CAJ has been involved in a body of work in relation to the rights-based implications of the...
30
Sep

Brexiting and Rights conference papers

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