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Organisations in Northern Ireland that protect Human Rights

Updated: Jan 22, 2021

When the Good Friday Agreement was signed on 10 April 1998, a devolved government of Northern Ireland was set up. Also, organisations were set up in Northern Ireland to promote inclusion and to protect peoples' human rights.


Organisations that protect Human Rights in Northern Ireland include:


The Northern Ireland Assembly

Police Service of Northern Ireland


Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC)



Equality Commission Northern Ireland (ECNI)


Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Commission for Children and Young People (NICCY)


Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) like Simon Community



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