John Lannon

John Lannon holds an MA in Peace and Development Studies from the University of Limerick, Ireland, and has completed a PhD in Information Systems Usage in the Human Rights Movement at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He worked in software systems design, development, and project management for over a decade and a half, and now provides information management and ICT-related expertise to the non-profit sector. He is also a Lecturer and Researcher with the Centre for Information and Knowledge Management at the University of Limerick. John has been involved in human rights activism for over 20 years and is a founding member of Shannonwatch, an Irish-based organization of peace and human rights activists (


Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use
John Lannon, Edward Halpin. © 2013. 324 pages.
Intergovernmental agencies, governments, and non-governmental organizations are now using Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) to collect, organize...
The Role of Information and Communications Technologies in Human Rights Monitoring and Advocacy
John Lannon. © 2010. 17 pages.
This chapter analyses tools and techniques used to document human rights abuse. It outlines the opportunities and pitfalls associated with the use of information...