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ARINS Podcast 28: Victims' rights on the island of Ireland

07 December 2023

Anurag Dep is a PhD researcher in law at QUB and Ian Jeffers commissioner for Victims and Survivors in Northern Ireland, soon to be chief executive of Cooperation Ireland speak to our host Rory Montgomery about the legal framework of provision of rights and support to victims of crime in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

What legal frameworks support the rights for victims of crime? How have rights harmonised north and south? How has provision for victims and victims' rights on the island of Ireland changed?  How did the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement support the position of victims?  How have we changed to put victims at the heart of the justice process?

Listen to this episode on SoundcloudSpotify and Apple Podcasts.


Anurag Deb is a PhD researcher at the School of Law at Queens and author of  'Victims' rights on the island of Ireland'

Ian Jeffers is the Northern Ireland Commissioner for victims and survivors.

About the series 

This podcast series provides evidence-based research and analysis on the most significant questions of policy and public debate facing the island of Ireland, north and south. Host Rory Montgomery, MRIA, talks to authors of articles on topics such as cross border health co-operation; the need to regulate social media in referendums, education, cultural affairs and constitutional questions and the imperative for good data and the need to carry out impartial research. New episodes are released on the first Thursday of every month and can be found on our SoundCloud channel or any podcast platform.

About the project 

ARINS: Analysing and Researching Ireland North and South brings together experts to provide evidence-based research and analysis on the most significant questions of policy and public debate facing the island of Ireland, north and south. The project publishes, facilitates and disseminates research on the challenges and opportunities presented to the island in a post-Brexit context, with the intention of contributing to an informed public discourse. More information can be found at is external)

ARINS is a joint project of The Royal Irish Academy, an all-island body, and the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs.

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