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Sunday 2 November, 2014

Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country
# Prisoners
# Prisoners

Opinion: If the USA practises torture, then so could any other country

Nov 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 28 Views 56 Comments

Torture, as well as being abhorrent, doesn’t actually work: it yields unreliable results and can damage subsequent intelligence gathering.

Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Opinion: 'These human rights abuses have a very real and clear link to Ireland'
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# Oppression

Opinion: 'These human rights abuses have a very real and clear link to Ireland'

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 74 Views 13 Comments

Ireland has the potential to make a difference in two situations that have been raising concerns for human rights groups.

Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all

Aug 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 101 Views 34 Comments

Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.

Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an 'independent' policing authority?
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# Justice

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an 'independent' policing authority?

Jul 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 23 Views 5 Comments

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Once again, we've heard a depressingly familiar tune from Ireland on human rights
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# Not Good Enough

Opinion: Once again, we've heard a depressingly familiar tune from Ireland on human rights

Jul 16th 2014, 1:00 PM 173 Views 36 Comments

Ireland’s appearance before the UN Human Rights Committee was disappointing: we have not made the changes recommended four years ago.