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# european-convention-on-human-rights - Monday 14 July, 2014

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable
# United Nations
# United Nations

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable

Jul 14th 2014, 11:44 AM 7,620 Views 36 Comments

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

# european-convention-on-human-rights - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week
# Marie Fleming
# Marie Fleming

Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week

Apr 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,260 Views 24 Comments

The court will deliver a verdict in the case of Marie Fleming who is seeking to overturn the ban on assisted suicide.

# european-convention-on-human-rights - Friday 8 March, 2013

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July

Mar 8th 2013, 4:34 PM 4,456 Views 107 Comments

The a Council of Europe’s committee is told that the legislation to respond to the A, B and C case will be out next month.

# european-convention-on-human-rights - Thursday 10 January, 2013

High Court to deliver landmark verdict on assisted suicide today
# Assisted Suicide
# Assisted Suicide

High Court to deliver landmark verdict on assisted suicide today

Jan 10th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,616 Views 16 Comments

MS sufferer Marie Fleming has challenged Ireland’s ban on assisted suicide, saying she faces a long and “horrible death” if not allowed to die on her own terms.

# european-convention-on-human-rights - Friday 28 December, 2012

1982: Government was warned of pro-life amendment's clash with ECHR
# Forecast
# Forecast

1982: Government was warned of pro-life amendment's clash with ECHR

Dec 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 6,340 Views 30 Comments

A Government department predicted both an ECHR defeat and a Supreme Court ruling allowing a constitutional right to abortion – years before each ever happened.

# european-convention-on-human-rights - Thursday 12 April, 2012

European court upholds German ban on incestuous relationship
# Incest
# Incest

European court upholds German ban on incestuous relationship

Apr 12th 2012, 10:09 PM 10,187 Views 62 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights said it was within Germany’s rights to stop a brother and sister from having a family life.

# european-convention-on-human-rights - Monday 12 March, 2012

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?
# Sexual Harrassment
# Sexual Harrassment

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?

Mar 12th 2012, 11:22 AM 3,406 Views 38 Comments

It was suggested last week that wolf-whistling could be banned in the UK – but it appears that the controversy emerged from a Council of Europe convention on violence against women. Ireland is currently studying its recommendations.

# european-convention-on-human-rights - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Restaurant worker awarded €86,000 after years of forced labour in Dublin
# Forced Labour
# Forced Labour

Restaurant worker awarded €86,000 after years of forced labour in Dublin

Sep 14th 2011, 8:55 AM 3,997 Views 23 Comments

Muhammad Younis from Pakistan was forced to work in what have been described as chronic conditions in a Clondalkin restaurant for seven years.