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#Human Rights

# human-rights - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís

Sat 8:00 PM 19,520 Views 12 Comments

Brendan McNamara says we cannot turn a blind eye while minorities are persecuted for their faith.

# human-rights - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Independent office to lead excavation of Tuam Mother and Baby Home site
# Redress
# Redress

Independent office to lead excavation of Tuam Mother and Baby Home site

Updated Jul 27th 2022, 5:41 PM 10,833 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman proposed the office be set up following the signing into law of the Institutional Burials Act.

UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care

Jul 27th 2022, 3:42 PM 8,694 Views 13 Comments

The Committee has called for the Government to remove barriers for women seeking access to abortion services.

# human-rights - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Anti human trafficking report calls for gender-specific accommodation for victims
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Anti human trafficking report calls for gender-specific accommodation for victims

Jun 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 6,083 Views 2 Comments

The national anti-trafficking rapporteur listed education, the war in Ukraine and age identification as concerns.

# human-rights - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Opinion: Preferential treatment of white European war victims is a lamentable reality
# Refugees
# Refugees

Opinion: Preferential treatment of white European war victims is a lamentable reality

Jun 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,805 Views 37 Comments

Dean Van Nguyen looks at how Ireland has helped Ukrainian refugees and wonders why others have not been treated as well.

# human-rights - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Irish Council for Civil Liberties demands that Gardaí not receive power to compel a password
# Civil Liberties
# Civil Liberties

Irish Council for Civil Liberties demands that Gardaí not receive power to compel a password

Jun 1st 2022, 5:09 PM 15,613 Views 22 Comments

Rights groups have also called on Gardaí to record the ethnicities of people stopped and search in order to prevent discrimination.

# human-rights - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Opinion: Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act must prioritise human rights
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

Opinion: Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act must prioritise human rights

May 31st 2022, 1:48 PM 6,963 Views 6 Comments

A group of academics and people with lived experience of treatment under the legislation advocate for a human rights based approach to treatment under proposed laws.

# human-rights - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over
# Justice For All
# Justice For All

Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over

May 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,476 Views 14 Comments

FLAC’s Eilis Barry says LGBTQI+ rights have come a long way, but much still needs to be done.

# human-rights - Thursday 12 May, 2022

'We've all made mistakes,' says Greg Norman about murder of Saudi journalist
# Human Rights
From The42
# Human Rights

'We've all made mistakes,' says Greg Norman about murder of Saudi journalist

May 12th 2022, 8:04 PM 47,559 Views 29 Comments

The Australian former world number one is heading the new LIV Golf Invitational Series which is heavily backed by Saudi financing.

# human-rights - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds
# IHREC
# IHREC

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds

Apr 28th 2022, 9:43 AM 9,345 Views 19 Comments

The findings come as the Government reviews Ireland’s equality laws.

# human-rights - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Norwegian football president makes powerful speech criticising Qatar World Cup
# Human Rights
From The42
# Human Rights

Norwegian football president makes powerful speech criticising Qatar World Cup

Mar 31st 2022, 2:31 PM 7,963 Views 8 Comments

Speaking at the Fifa Congress in Doha, Lise Klaveness said the 2022 finals were awarded ‘in unacceptable ways, with unacceptable consequences’.

# human-rights - Friday 25 March, 2022

Hamilton uncomfortable with 'mind-blowing' human rights issues ahead of Saudi Arabia GP
# Concerned
From The42
# Concerned

Hamilton uncomfortable with 'mind-blowing' human rights issues ahead of Saudi Arabia GP

Mar 25th 2022, 1:42 PM 5,836 Views 7 Comments

On Friday, human rights’ group, Reprieve, said a further 16 people have been killed in the country since the mass execution of 81 men on 12 March.

# human-rights - Monday 14 March, 2022

UN human rights chief condemns Saudi 'mass execution'
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

UN human rights chief condemns Saudi 'mass execution'

Mar 14th 2022, 7:46 PM 16,982 Views 9 Comments

Saudi Arabia said Saturday it had executed a record 81 people in one day for terrorism-related offences.

# human-rights - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

'I owe it to my homeland': Ukrainians at the Polish border explain why they're going back home
# Lviv
# Lviv

'I owe it to my homeland': Ukrainians at the Polish border explain why they're going back home

Mar 8th 2022, 6:00 AM 27,713 Views 10 Comments

Thousands of Ukrainians displaced by Russian attacks have been arriving in Lviv and waiting days to board trains and buses travelling to Przemyśl.

# human-rights - Monday 21 February, 2022

Mike Murphy: Why I’m supporting a call on the EU to ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Mike Murphy: Why I’m supporting a call on the EU to ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements

Feb 21st 2022, 7:00 AM 37,136 Views 33 Comments

The broadcaster lends his support to a group of NGOs seeking an end to EU trade with Israeli settlements in occupied territories.

# human-rights - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law

Feb 16th 2022, 9:49 AM 11,337 Views 20 Comments

The governments of Hungary and Poland had argued that such action lacked a proper legal basis.

# human-rights - Monday 14 February, 2022

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
# IHREC
# IHREC

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system

Feb 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 25,182 Views 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission says current law disproportionately impacts minority groups.

# human-rights - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Complaint filed with United Nations over torture of asylum seeker in Greece
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Complaint filed with United Nations over torture of asylum seeker in Greece

Feb 2nd 2022, 2:48 PM 7,164 Views 2 Comments

The woman says she suffered abuse and witnessed the beating of children and a pregnant woman.

# human-rights - Monday 31 January, 2022

UN report claims Taliban killed 100 ex-Afghan government officials
# Aghanistan
# Aghanistan

UN report claims Taliban killed 100 ex-Afghan government officials

Jan 31st 2022, 10:58 AM 10,746 Views 9 Comments

The UN report said that, in addition to the political killings, women’s freedoms and the right to protest had also been curbed.

# human-rights - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia
# Moscow
# Moscow

'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia

Dec 29th 2021, 12:55 PM 9,740 Views 25 Comments

Russian authorities have in recent months mounted pressure on rights groups, media outlets and journalists, naming dozens as foreign agents.

# human-rights - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial
# Russia
# Russia

Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

Dec 28th 2021, 2:30 PM 10,655 Views 4 Comments

The group has spent years cataloguing atrocities committed in the Soviet Union.

# human-rights - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food
# Food Security
# Food Security

Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food

Dec 23rd 2021, 8:30 PM 13,131 Views 12 Comments

Trócaire’s Paul Healy tells of a different Christmas in Somalia this year, among those struggling to stay alive.

# human-rights - Friday 10 December, 2021

UN says report accusing China of genocide against Uyghur minority 'deeply disturbing'
# China
# China

UN says report accusing China of genocide against Uyghur minority 'deeply disturbing'

Dec 10th 2021, 3:52 PM 6,937 Views 0 Comments

The report detailed allegations of torture, rape and inhumane treatment.

# human-rights - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Australia joins US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Australia joins US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

Dec 8th 2021, 7:37 AM 16,294 Views 69 Comments

The country joins the US in the boycott, over concerns around China’s human rights record.

# human-rights - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Beijing warns US will 'pay the price' for diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Beijing warns US will 'pay the price' for diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics

Dec 7th 2021, 9:34 AM 29,308 Views 63 Comments

China has accused the United States of violating the Olympic spirit.

# human-rights - Thursday 11 November, 2021

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are the school days of Traveller children being reduced?
# Education
# Education

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are the school days of Traveller children being reduced?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 5:15 PM 7,957 Views 0 Comments

Noteworthy’s Maria Delaney and social care worker Anne Marie Quilligan tell Susan Daly about the conditions faced by Traveller children in the country’s education system.

# human-rights - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
# Universal Periodic Review
# Universal Periodic Review

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination

Nov 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,242 Views 4 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will lead the Irish delegation and deliver a speech at today’s hearing.

# human-rights - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for destruction of 160 buildings in town
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for destruction of 160 buildings in town

Oct 30th 2021, 4:47 PM 10,005 Views 2 Comments

The army seized power in February from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, but has failed to quell the widespread resistance.

# human-rights - Friday 15 October, 2021

Amnesty urges Newcastle to study Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record
# Due Diligence
From The42
# Due Diligence

Amnesty urges Newcastle to study Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record

Oct 15th 2021, 8:22 AM 2,877 Views 7 Comments

The world’s leading human rights organisation wants the club to look into the issue following the club’s controversial acquisition.

# human-rights - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Opinion: What the world can learn from Beijing’s 'hostage diplomacy'
# China World Stage
# China World Stage

Opinion: What the world can learn from Beijing’s 'hostage diplomacy'

Aug 29th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,712 Views 29 Comments

As China jails Canadian Michael Spavor, human rights lawyer and professor Teng Biao catalogues China’s brazen stance on the international stage.

# human-rights - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,589 Views 46 Comments

Many Palestinian children will face violence at the hands of Israeli soldiers and settlers as they return to school.

# human-rights - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Barry Andrews: The international community must come together to help those fleeing Afghanistan
# Taliban
# Taliban

Barry Andrews: The international community must come together to help those fleeing Afghanistan

Aug 21st 2021, 6:45 AM 13,549 Views 23 Comments

The MEP says the EU must reach an agreement on a solidarity mechanism to help Afghan refugees.

# human-rights - Friday 20 August, 2021

Tom Clonan: The US loss to the Taliban will have severe global repercussions
# Geopolitics
# Geopolitics

Tom Clonan: The US loss to the Taliban will have severe global repercussions

Aug 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 45,807 Views 63 Comments

The security expert looks at the fall of Afghanistan and how it all plays out on a global stage.

# human-rights - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?

Jun 17th 2021, 4:34 PM 11,207 Views 45 Comments

Hungary has passed a bill that bans sharing content that “promotes” being gay to children and teenagers.

# human-rights - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Belarus restricts citizens from leaving country
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Belarus restricts citizens from leaving country

Jun 1st 2021, 8:16 PM 32,276 Views 37 Comments

Only citizens with papers granting them a “permanent stay in a foreign state” are allowed to leave Belarus.

# human-rights - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights

May 22nd 2021, 6:30 PM 9,177 Views 90 Comments

The extent to which we protect and defend human rights tells us who we are as a society, writes Anthony Moore SC.

# human-rights - Friday 7 May, 2021

Ireland's rapporteur says trafficking for sexual exploitation was 'resilient' to the pandemic
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Ireland's rapporteur says trafficking for sexual exploitation was 'resilient' to the pandemic

May 7th 2021, 6:15 AM 21,134 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission will report to the EU today.

# human-rights - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Germany star Toni Kroos takes aim at Qatar amid World Cup protests
# Human Rights
From The42
# Human Rights

Germany star Toni Kroos takes aim at Qatar amid World Cup protests

Mar 31st 2021, 4:48 PM 8,150 Views 7 Comments

Qatar has faced criticism for its treatment of migrant workers, many of whom are involved in World Cup preparations.

# human-rights - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury
# Taking A Stand
From The42
# Taking A Stand

Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury

Mar 25th 2021, 11:15 AM 7,947 Views 2 Comments

The t-shirts read ‘Human rights, on and off the pitch’ in support of migrant workers and were donned prior to their win over Gibraltar.

# human-rights - Monday 15 March, 2021

Opinion: Syria, ten years on, and Covid-19 has pushed refugees to the limits
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: Syria, ten years on, and Covid-19 has pushed refugees to the limits

Mar 15th 2021, 7:00 PM 7,968 Views 4 Comments

UNICEF’s Ettie Higgins and Claire McKeever share the stories of many refugees displaced by the war in Syria, ten years on.

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