The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has called for the Special Criminal Court to be abolished, saying it represents "the single biggest denial of fair trial rights in our legal system".
Published 23 June 2021
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has launched a lawsuit in Germany aiming to end the practice of "real-time bidding" for online advertising – which it calls "the world's biggest data breach".
Published 17 June 2021
There should be an "extensive review" of emergency Covid-19 legislation before any further renewal, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has said.
Published 26 May 2021
Ireland's data protection watchdog is failing to enforce the GDPR and is allowing "the biggest data breach ever recorded" to continue to happen, an Oireachtas committee will hear today.
Published 27 April 2021
Ireland's coronial system is "not fit for purpose" and root-and-branch reform is decades overdue, according to a damning new report.
Published 21 April 2021
The mandatory hotel quarantine system should be suspended if serious human rights issues are not addressed, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has said.
Published 20 April 2021
Plans to reform electoral laws to prevent political parties from having their social media accounts managed from outside of Ireland could be "unworkable", the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has suggested.
Published 13 April 2021
The final report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Inquiry contains evidence of serious human rights abuses and its recommendations for reparations are not sufficient to right them, new analysis has said.
Published 9 March 2021
Guidelines for safe and legal protest during the Covid-19 pandemic should be drawn up and published to avoid a repeat of the violence at a far-right protest in Dublin on the weekend, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has said.
Published 5 March 2021
Six films have been shortlisted by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) for the 2021 Human Rights on Film Award as part of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.
Published 25 February 2021
The Data Protection Commission's (DPC) ability to enforce GDPR rules in Ireland has been undermined by years-long delays to a crucial IT project, privacy campaigners have warned.
Published 9 February 2021
Legislation to bring the regulation and licensing of security personnel enforcing court orders within the remit of the Private Security Authority (PSA) is still at a drafting stage over a year after it was first mooted.
Published 5 November 2020
A landmark ruling five years ago has led to the Irish courts tending towards admitting evidence which has been obtained unconstitutionally, according to new research.
Published 21 October 2020
Personal data transfers between the UK and the EU after Brexit are "in jeopardy" because the UK's privacy watchdog does not meet strict EU standards, privacy experts have warned.
Published 12 October 2020
An Garda Síochána's routine use of spit hoods during the COVID-19 pandemic is incompatible with human rights law on torture or other forms of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, civil liberties campaigners have said.
Published 31 August 2020