Charities bill will exclude promotion of human rights as charitable purpose

10 December 2008

Cover for Charities Bill joint position paper
Cover image for Charities Bill joint position paper, Dec 08

Four human rights organisations - FLAC, Front Line, ICCL and Amnesty International Ireland - have issued a joint position paper addressed to Senators as they vote for the last time on Charities Bill 2007 on Thursday, 11 December.

This Bill as it stands will exclude the advancement of human rights as a charitable purpose. This will have very serious repercussions for those who seek to promote and uphold human rights in Ireland.

The joint position paper is available to read or download (in PDF format).