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Frontline report: Main points

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The Irish Times

Gardaí should employ a trained lawyer as human rights observer.

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission should again seek permission to conduct a policies and practices investigation into policing of the Corrib gas dispute.

Shell should intensify its existing efforts to comply with regulations and review its networking arrangements.

Peaceful Corrib gas protesters can be classified as human rights defenders under UN guidelines, but violent protesters can not.