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Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act 1998 became part of our law in 2000. It was one of the fundamental human...

Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival

Each year the 10th December is celebrated as Human Rights Day across the world. The date marks the United...

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Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival Surgery

The Human Rights Consortium is hosting a ‘Festival Surgery’ as part of our planning for the 2016 Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival. The...

August 31, 2016 • 11.00am - 12.30pm — The Black Box, Hill Street, Belfast

Universal Periodic Review Shadow Report Launched

The Human Rights Consortium has launched its Shadow Report in advance of the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic...

21 September 2016

2016 Rights Festival Open for Applications

The 2016 Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival is now open for event proposals from interested organisations. The festival which...

16 August 2016