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# amnesty ireland
Colm O'Gorman is leaving Amnesty Ireland
O’Gorman has been in the role for 14 years.
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# vaccine inequality
Amnesty Ireland chief: India's virus struggles make EU opposition to vaccine patent waivers 'an obscenity'
Standing up for the rights of pharma companies over human rights is “not tenable”, says O’Gorman.
# US-Mexico border
Amnesty Ireland calls for US to 'follow its own laws' as crisis unfolds at Mexico border
The US launched an effort to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through US immigration courts.
# safe text
'If you think instant messaging is private, you're in for a big surprise'
Amnesty International said more must be done to protect internet privacy.
# marriage ref
The family in the No poster say they would vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum
The couple said they were never paid for the images.
# Free Speech
As France rounds up 'defenders of terrorism', Amnesty worries about free speech
The human rights group has outlined a number of troubling cases.
# Stand With Egypt
Electric Picnic's street art a nod to struggles of Egypt's women
Amnesty Ireland have arranged for a large graffiti mural to be painted in Stradbally to show solidarity with women protesters who have been sexually assaulted in Egypt.
Column: The arms trade is global, deadly and very poorly regulated
A global arms trade treaty could save some of the estimated 200,000 people killed every year as a result of armed conflict – but its success depends on the US President holding his nerve, writes Colm O’Gorman. If President Obama can hold his nerve.
# Human Rights
Write for Rights: The story of Narges Mohammadi
Imprisoned Iranian human rights worker is one of 12 the cases that Amnesty International wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.
# Human Rights
Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun
Taiwanese man wrongfully on death row is one of 12 the human rights abuse cases that Amnesty International wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.
# write for rights
Amnesty launches Christmas letter campaign
Azza Hilal Ahmad Suleiman’s story is one of 12 the human rights group wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.
# Healthcare
Over 18,000 sign petition demanding equal access to healthcare
Amnesty Ireland’s petition calls for the provision of equal access to healthcare based on the needs of the patient rather than their ability to pay.
# Health
VIDEO: Healthcare - who needs it, wha'?
What do you think of this Amnesty Ireland campaign to spark a debate about access to health services?
# Healthcare
Want timely healthcare? Just get three medical cards…
Amnesty International’s new campaign for equal access to healthcare in Ireland features Karl Spain, Eric Lalor, Colin Murphy, Peter Coonan, Eleanor Tiernan and Brían Gleeson.