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Tuesday 19 July 2011
Michael O'Flaherty to Head Northern Irish Human Rights Commission
Michael O'Flaherty has been appointed as the new President of the Northern Irish Human Rights Commission. A veteran of United Nations human rights work, where he served in such places as Sierra Leone, Michael would be one of Ireland's foremost international human rights practitioners. He is currently serving his second term on the United Nations Human Rights Committee. In recent years, he has been professor of human rights at the University of Nottingham
Michael comes from Galway and has had a long association with the Irish Centre for Human Rights.
Congratulations on your appointment, Michael. Thanks to Anthony Cullen.