#BringBackOurGirls & defend the right to education

On April 14, over 200 girls, most of them aged between 16 and 18, were abducted as they slept, from their school in Chibok, north-eastern Nigeria. More schoolgirls have been kidnapped since. All of these girls are missing, their whereabouts and safety unknown. Islamist armed group Boko Haram claimed responsibility. It aims to overthrow the government by […]

Registered Intermediaries in Northern Ireland

We are delighted to welcome this guest post from John Taggart.  John is currently completing his barrister pupillage in The Bar Library in Belfast.   Introduction Since the promulgation of The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 certain witnesses have been recognised as ‘vulnerable’ thus making them ‘eligible for assistance on the grounds of […]