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27
Jul

CAJ calls for Equality of Citizenship after Brexit

Press Statement Date:  27th July 2017 CAJ calls for Equality of Citizenship after Brexit The Belfast Good Friday Agreement recognised it as the birthright of people born in Northern Ireland to identify as Irish or British or both and accordingly to hold British or Irish citizenship or both. This is a fundamental part of the...
24
Jan

CAJ Press Statement on Brexit Process Judicial Review

In response to the Supreme Court Ruling on the Brexit process (Agnew and others) in which CAJ was a party – Gemma McKeown, CAJ solicitor stated: “We welcome that the Supreme Court has ruled that the post-referendum process must be taken forward through an Act of Parliament, as we had argued,  and in particular the...
30
Sep

Brexiting and Rights conference papers

1-Brexiting-and-Rights-Agenda-and-Introduction-CAJ-TJI-2016 3-Brexiting-and-Rights-Colin-Harvey-CAJ-TJI-2016 4-Brexiting-and-Rights-Paul-MacFlynn-CAJ-TJI-2016 5-Brexiting-and-Rights-Patricia-McKeown-CAJ-TJI-2016 6-Brexiting-and-Rights-Rory-OConnell-CAJ-TJI-2016 8-Brexiting-and-Rights-Ciaran-White-CAJ-TJI-2016 9-Brexiting-and-Rights-Concluding-Remarks-and-Delegates-List-CAJ-TJI-2016
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...
01
Jul

S457 from CAJ to UNCERD on the 21-23 Periodic Reports of the UK

CAJ welcomes the opportunity to submit this report on the UK’s compliance with the International Convention on all forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). This submission will focus on five issues in relation to Northern Ireland, in summary: Implications of UK exit from the EU the risks of racial profiling within the (UKIreland) Common Travel Area...
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...
01
Mar

S452 Written Evidence Submitted to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Brexit and Human Rights in Northern Ireland

Executive Summary The purpose of this contribution is to discuss the effect on human rights protection, in general but in particular in Northern Ireland, if the United Kingdom (UK) votes to leave the European Union (EU). The positive case for the EU in this respect rests on two main pillars: the Charter of Fundamental Rights...

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