# Human Rights

Last month
January 2024
FactFind: What is a ‘safe country of origin’ and how many asylum seekers come from one?
Ukraine a priority for newly elected Council of Europe human rights commissioner Michael O'Flaherty
Irishman Michael O'Flaherty elected as Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights
Holly Cairns: Ireland has long advocated for the Palestinians - we can't let them down now
Last year
Ukraine: 'This is the second Christmas our children made just one wish, to see their Dad again'
Russia bans 'international LGBT movement' for 'extremism'
Opinion: The impact of fast fashion on climate is undeniable and Black Friday makes it worse
Holly Cairns: What Israel is doing in Gaza is beyond horrific - we cannot stand idly by
Opinion: When we hear about 'refugees' or 'migrants', remember these are real people
Opinion: Do you really know what’s behind your makeup or face cream?
Opinion: 'Everyone in the Traveller community has experienced prejudice at some point'
Runner Caster Semenya was discriminated against, European rights court rules
Ivana Bacik: 'It is an injustice that children of same-sex couples are being denied rights'
Opinion: The Hate Offences Bill is far from anti-democratic - it's a mark of a civilised society
Opinion: The government cannot fix housing because their entire approach is flawed
Lack of transparency harming Ireland’s vital election observer role
Ireland an outlier in decision to halt election observer role during Covid
Barry Andrews: For every day of war in Ukraine, 30 days of landmine clearing will be required
Doctor on the front line in Sudan: 'Even ambulances are being turned back'
Harris says European court ruling on tax defaulters needs 'detailed consideration' by Govt
Opinion: Ireland can play its part in helping people pushing for freedom in Iran
Analysis: This week's policing storm illustrates the differing views on the roles of Gardaí
Fiona O'Loughlin: Ireland can remain a leader on LGBTQI+ rights if it stands up to Hungary
Human rights group raises concerns over Chinese cameras at the Oireachtas
Premier League told Qatar links to Spurs should be a ‘wake-up call’
All time
Opinion: Iran’s nod to International Human Rights Day was more repression of its people
World Cup 2022: Fifa's clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own human rights guidelines
UN human rights council eyes investigation of Iran's crackdown on protests
Twitter's survival is about more than just Elon Musk getting his way - here's why
Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'
US Secretary of State asks Egypt for human rights progress before COP27 summit
Moscow's delegates miss UN review of human rights in Russia
'€5,000 for your child being taken? You would get multiples of that for a whiplash injury'
Saudi Arabia sends US citizen to prison for criticising the country
Exclusion of Afghan girls from high schools ‘shameful’, says UN
Qatar are 'really interested in the values of rugby, that team ethos'
Civil liberties group calls on Government to restore barrister legal aid fees
Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'
Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís
Independent office to lead excavation of Tuam Mother and Baby Home site