30 Years

2011 marks CAJ's 30th anniversary year!

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Here you will find details of all of our anniversary celebrations, from events to publications and more.  Keep checking this page for updates and more details.

Free download of all our 1980 publications

To kick off 2011, we're making all of our 1980 publications available for FREE download from this site. The publications provide an interesting insight into the issues that CAJ was founded on and are a must read for anyone with an interest in the human rights issues of that time.

Artistic and creative reflections of key human rights moments

A number of local artists, authors, poets and creatives have contributed a reflection on a selection of key human rights moments. 

We will add a new creative contribution each month for our 30th anniversary year.  Just click on the title below to view.

1. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, by Rita Duffy, artist.  Titled by Paul Muldoon, poet.

2. The European Convention on Human Rights, by Michael McKernon, artist.

3. Preamble of the Charter of the United Nations 1945, by Michael Longley, poet

4. United Nations Convention Against Torture, 1984, by Eoin MacLochlainn, artist

5. 'From the Republic of Conscience' by Seamus Heaney

6. 'The Angel of Justice' by Rob Fairmichael

7. 'The Statement of my Right Honourable Friend' by Medbh McGuckian