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HUMAN RIGHTS FUTURES: The Agenda for the next 50 years?

Queen’s University Belfast recently hosted ‘Human Rights Futures: The Agenda for the next 50 years’ to mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland.

Pictured from left, front row: Eileen Weir; Professor Colin Harvey, Queen’s University Belfast; Linda Ervine; Eamonn McCann; Daniel Holder, Committee on the Administration of Justice; and Grainne Teggart, Amnesty International. From left, back row: Professor John Brewer, Queen’s University Belfast; Michael Farrell; Professor Paul Arthur, Ulster University; Cllr Tim Attwood, SDLP; Paddy Kelly, Children’s Law Centre; and Justin Kouame, NICRAS.

The event was organised by the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s University and the Civil Rights Commemoration Committee.

To read the full plenary lecture entitled 'Reflections on the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement: Fifty Years On' by Michael Farrell, please click here.