Trafficking in persons “shall mean the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits…Continue reading Trafficking: A High Yield Crime in Pain and Suffering
We welcome this guest post from Dónal Kearney. Dónal is a Law graduate of Cambridge University. He has worked as an intern with the CAJ Equality Office and is currently a Legal Support Project volunteer at the Law Centre (NI). Abu Qatada, Marian McGlinchey, and Due Process Abu Qatada al-Filistini is a “truly dangerous” man.…Continue reading Abu Qatada, Marian McGlinchey, and Due Process
Last Thursday, Feb 2nd 2012, saw the holding of the third East Belfast Speaks Out event with a panel made up of: Minister for Education John O’Dowd (SF), MLA Chris Lyttle (Alliance), MLA Sammy Douglas (DUP), MLA Michael Copeland (UUP) and Councillor John Kyle (PUP) and chaired by the BBC’s Mark Davenport. Organised…Continue reading “Speak to them, Not about them!” – East Belfast Speaks Out: Offering hope for civic engagement across Northern Ireland.
We welcome this contribution from solicitor Khara Glackin of the South Tyrone Empowerment Project (STEP). Khara has provided extensive research and advocacy in the area of historical abuse and human rights. Considering Human Rights in addressing Historic Institutional Child Abuse in Northern Ireland Historic institutional child abuse is certainly a very prevalent and deeply…Continue reading Considering Human Rights in addressing Historic Institutional Child Abuse in Northern Ireland