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Human Rights Commission visits Moyle

16 Aug 2013

Chief Commissioner Michael OFlaherty at Ballycastle public meetingThe human rights concerns of the people living in Moyle Council were deliberated in a packed Q&A event in Portnagree House’ Ballycastle on Wednesday 14 August.
The event was organised by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in association with North Antrim Community Network. NIHRC Chief Commissioner Professor Michael O’Flaherty’ Commissioner John Corey and staff spent the day meeting local people and visiting community organisations across the council area to learn about local human rights issues and concerns.
The visit was part of the NIHRC’s on-going programme of community visits across Northern Ireland.
Professor O’Flaherty said:
We were delighted to visit Moyle because it gave us a chance to hear first-hand what human rights issues are facing local groups and individuals. We welcomed the opportunity to hear concerns expressed regarding such issues as protecting human rights in a rural context and human rights related environmental concerns.”
The team from the Human Rights Commission finished the day with a visit to the world renowned Corrymeela Community.

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