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#Minorities

# minorities - This year 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

Aug 13th 2022, 8:00 PM 20,262 Views 12 Comments

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

# minorities - All time

'You’re African and this is the way you should be': Minority young people in Ireland and their lives
# Different Backgrounds
# Different Backgrounds

'You’re African and this is the way you should be': Minority young people in Ireland and their lives

Nov 29th 2017, 6:21 AM 19,346 Views 111 Comments

Developing their own identities can be a challenge for young people from different backgrounds.

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record
# Review Time
# Review Time

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy's human rights record

May 11th 2015, 6:01 AM 11,315 Views 16 Comments

The United States is up for its four-year review.

It's not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour...
# Depressing
# Depressing

It's not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour...

May 6th 2015, 6:15 AM 17,711 Views 85 Comments

Non-nationals and certain ethnicities are reporting worrying (and varying) levels of employer bias, and apparently the recession has nothing to do with it.

Opinion: I might have been born in Lagos, but I was definitely made in Dublin
# Dublin Town
# Dublin Town

Opinion: I might have been born in Lagos, but I was definitely made in Dublin

Jan 21st 2015, 1:10 PM 5,894 Views 223 Comments

Maturing into the person I am today happened in Ireland, and, more specifically, in Dublin. If anyone asks where I’m from, the first thought that comes to mind is ‘Ireland’.

Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland
# Understanding Our World
# Understanding Our World

Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland

Jan 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 455 Views 199 Comments

Irish sports clubs, and in particular the GAA, have been immeasurable helpful in warmly welcoming young people from diverse backgrounds.

White newborns now a minority in the US
# Born In The USA
# Born In The USA

White newborns now a minority in the US

May 18th 2012, 10:25 AM 3,882 Views 40 Comments

For the first time, there are more Hispanic, black and other minority children under the age of one in the US.

Iran "concerned over human rights violations in Ireland"
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Iran "concerned over human rights violations in Ireland"

Mar 15th 2012, 1:12 PM 13,822 Views 119 Comments

At today’s meeting of the UN Human Rights Council, the Iranian representative said that there were frequent occasions of racism against Muslims and other minorities. The claims were denied by Ireland’s UN ambassador.

Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders
# Racism
# Racism

Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders

Nov 25th 2011, 10:16 PM 17,362 Views 235 Comments

Community leaders said that there is evidence of widespread attacks against immigrants in Ireland.

Pakistan urged to drop blasphemy charges against 17 year old
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan urged to drop blasphemy charges against 17 year old

Feb 3rd 2011, 4:05 PM 595 Views 0 Comments

The schoolboy faces death after allegedly scribbling blasphemous comments on an exam paper.