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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.
30
Sep

Brexiting and Rights conference papers

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08
Sep

Brexiting and Rights 27 Sept

Discussion seminar on the human rights and equality implications of the EU referendum Venue: The MAC Belfast, Metropolitan Arts Centre, 10 Exchange St, Belfast BT1 2LS [***note change to larger venue, new location adjacent to UU Belfast Campus***] Tuesday 27th September 9.30-1pm Partnership between the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), Ulster University and the Committee on...
31
Aug

UN anti-racism committee releases report on UK

CAJ welcomes the release of the Concluding Observations on the UK by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). This follows an oral hearing in Geneva earlier this month to which CAJ submitted written evidence. The Committee measures State Parties compliance with the treaty-based commitments that they have agreed to be bound...
26
Aug

CAJ now a full member of FIDH

CAJ is delighted to announce that today it was today admitted to full membership of the FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights), the global network of some 180 groups. This was an exception to the FIDH statute which provides for only one member per UN member state (Liberty, the British human rights group, was already...
24
Jun

Stand up for human rights!

The electorates of England and Wales have voted to take the UK out of the European Union. Alienated by years of austerity and the routine violation of their social and economic rights, the majority in those countries voted Leave in the context of a campaign that scapegoated immigrants for all their problems. Those voices leading...
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