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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

ICCPR is an international human rights treaty adopted in 1966. The UK ratified (agreed to follow) ICCPR in 1976....

UN treaty

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 17

Government should: Urgently amend abortion laws in Northern Ireland. Extend exceptions to the abortion ban to include cases of...

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 27

Government should: Within one year, give an update on plans to implement the UN's recommendations on accountability for conflict-related...

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 26

Government should: Distribute widely the ICCPR, the UK state report and the UN's recommendations. The State party should disseminate...

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 25

Government should: Change laws that deny convicted prisoners the right to vote in order to comply with the ICCPR....

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 24

Government should: (a) Review laws on intercepting and storing personal communications in line with the ICCPR, including article 17....

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 23

Government should: (a) Raise the age of criminal responsibility to meet international standards. Follow international standards for juvenile justice....

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 22

Government should: (a) Ensure any limits on fair trial guarantees for national security reasons (such as court hearings held...

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 21

Government should: (a) Introduce legal time limits on immigration detention. Ensure detention is used as a last resort and...

UN recommendation

ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 20

Government should: Take action to end physical punishment in all settings, including in the home, across the UK and...

UN recommendation