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Reports

01
Mar

No Emergency, No Emergency Law: Emergency Legislation related to Northern Ireland the case for repeal, 1995

No.-28-No-Emergency-No-Emergency-Law This pamphlet provides an overview of the history of “emergency” legislation before and after partition focusing on the development of the current Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973 and many of the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989.
01
Dec

“Harassment: It’s part of life here…” Survey of young people’s attitudes to and experience of harassment by the security forces, 1994

No.-27-Harassment-Its-part-of-life-here-December-1994 A major piece of work on the harassment of civilians by the security forces in Northern Ireland covering three broad categories of research: Policing in general Problems with policing and police malpractice Policing in Northern Ireland
01
May

Right to Silence debate, the Northern Ireland Experience, 1994

No.-29-Right-to-Silence-debate-the-Northern-Ireland-Experience-May-1994 This Report is based on research undertaken by Ellen Weaver, a solicitor and freelance researcher, on behalf of JUSTICE and CAJ. This project focuses on: The change in rates of charge and conviction, particularly in serious and terrorist cases. The experience of legal practitioners, particularly in regard to suspects cautioned and questioned by the...
02
Dec

Adding Insult to Injury? Allegations of Harassment and the use of Lethal Force by the Security Forces in Northern Ireland, 1994

No.-24-Adding-insult-to-injury-1994 The Committee on the Administration of Justice carried out a project seeking to document harassment and other alleged abuses by the security force members before and after the use of lethal force by soldiers of police. The issues surrounding the use of lethal force have been long-standing concerns for the CAJ. During the course...
01
Dec

A Fresh look at Complaints against the Police, 1993

No.-23-Fresh-look-at-complaints-1993 This publication is intended to complement those already issued by the CAJ on policing issues. We hope that it will contribute to a greater awareness of the need for the introduction of an independent system for the investigation of complaints against the police and the feasibility of such a scheme.
01
Jun

Civil Liberties in Northern Ireland: The CAJ Handbook (2nd edition), 1993

No.-26-Civil-Liberties-in-Northern-Ireland-The-CAJ-Handbook-2nd-edition-June-1993 Handbook, valid as of June 1st 1993 covering: Remedies Powers of the Police and Army Questioning Suspects Complaints Against the Police Prisoners’ Rights Immigration and Freedom of Movement Meetings and Demonstrations Freedom of Expression Access to Information Religious Discrimination Sex Discrimination Rights of Disabled People Family and Sexual Matters Education Rights Employment Rights Housing...
01
May

A Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland, 1993

No.-21-A-Bill-of-Rights-for-Northern-Ireland-May-1993 The Bill is set out Article by Article, with notes at the end of each Article explaining some of the words used and referring the reader to equivalent provisions in international agreements. The document is a follow-up to CAJ Pamphlet No. 17, Making Rights Count, which was published in October 1990.
30
Jan

The States We Are In: Civil Rights in Ireland, North and South – proceedings of a conference held in Dublin by the Irish Council of Civil Liberties and the CAJ, 1993

No.-25-The-States-we-are-in-1993 This report represents the proceedings of a one day conference on civil liberties in Ireland. The conference, entitled The States we are in: Civil Rights in Ireland, North and South was organised jointly by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) and the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ). It was held in...
01
Sep

The Irish Language in Northern Ireland: The UK Government’s approach to the Irish Language in light of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, 1993

No.-22-Staid-agus-Stadas-Gaeilge-i-dTuaisceart-na-hEireann-1993 For some time now, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) has been aware of concerns within the Irish speaking community in Northern Ireland about the priority and support given to the Irish language by the United Kingdom government. Complaints concern, among other things: the question of funding for Irish-language-medium-education; insufficient funding for...
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