February 13, 2017

GLAN and the Stanford International Human Rights Clinic have submitted a communication to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. With input from an international coalition of legal experts the petition calls for an investigation into alleged...

January 24, 2017

With January 24th being the Day of the Endangered Lawyer, GLAN has marked the occasion with a submission to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry into UK-China Relations. This submission discusses the systematic monitoring and repression of lawyers and...

January 11, 2017

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill aims to mandate the divestment of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) from fossil fuel companies. Introduced by Thomas Pringle TD, the private members bill was developed in partnership with Trócaire with legal support from GLAN....

September 13, 2016

The Dublin District Court today rejected a criminal complaint seeking a summons for the prosecution of Bahraini Attorney General Ali Bin Fadhul Al-Buainain for his alleged role in the torture of a detainee in Bahrain. A separate complaint has been made to  the Gardaí (...

July 26, 2016

The company that has taken over the management of Australia’s offshore immigration detention regime has been warned by international law experts that its employees could be liable for crimes against humanity.

Spanish infrastructure corporation Ferrovial, which is owned...

June 7, 2016

For nearly two years GLAN has been pushing for the release of documents on the accreditation of 'Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland-Bahrain', an Irish branch campus. Ireland's Medical Council granted the facility full accreditation despite evidence of torture and bre...

September 22, 2015

GLAN has sent a stakeholder's submission report to UN Human Rights Council ahead of Ireland's review in 2016. The submission highlights serious shortcomings in the public oversight of a Bahraini education program operated by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RC...

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