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Amnesty welcomes aircraft search decision

New government measures which would give powers to the gardaí to search aircraft have been welcomed as a ‘‘massive victory’’ for human rights in this country.

1st November, 2008

New government measures which would give powers to the gardaí to search aircraft have been welcomed as a ‘‘massive victory’’ for human rights in this country.

However, Colm O’Gorman, the head of Amnesty International Ireland, wants to see the ‘‘action behind the words’’ from government on the issue.

The government has committed to the establishment of a committee to examine legislation surrounding the search...

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