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# rights - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Constitutional convention warned to examine '21st century challenges'

A number of groups have written to the Taoiseach to say that the changes to the Constitution should include rights such as access to housing and healthcare.

# rights - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Irish Music Rights Organisation reports 4.2pc drop in licensing revenue

Financial report shows dip in IMRO licencing revenue, and 13 per cent increase in overseas revenue.

# rights - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential round-up of today’s biggest news, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# rights - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Legal activist arrives in US after rushed exit from China China This post contains videos

Legal activist arrives in US after rushed exit from China

Chen Guangcheng and his family were suddenly allowed to leave China on Saturday after a weeks-long diplomatic tussle between Washington and Beijing.

# rights - Monday 23 April, 2012

Column: What kind of Constitutional Convention do you want?

The upcoming exploration of what reforms should be made to the Irish Constitution is a good time for us to make sure socio-economic rights and equality are set in stone for the future.

# rights - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

# rights - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Dolphins deserve rights as 'persons', experts say

Whales and dolphins’ advanced abilities and culture means they should be legally protected, a group of experts has argued.

# rights - Monday 23 January, 2012

Government given 'C+' grade for children's rights

The Children’s Rights Alliance gave the government the highest grade since its ‘report card’ series was introduced in 2007.

# rights - Friday 21 October, 2011

Bar Council says vote no in referendums

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has also asked people to vote no in the referendum on Oireachtas inquiries, calling the proposals ‘rushed and ill-considered’.

# rights - Friday 26 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Former member wins rights to Sugababes name Sugawhat

Former member wins rights to Sugababes name

Mutya Buena, one of the original members of the band, won the rights to the name. But that doesn’t meant the band have to find a new one.

# rights - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Ireland failing to meet human rights obligations in prison system: IHRC

The Irish Human Rights Commission has presented a report to the UN Committee Against Torture condemning Ireland’s penal policy and detention conditions.