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    # rights - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

    Constitutional convention warned to examine '21st century challenges'
    # Rights
    # Rights

    Constitutional convention warned to examine '21st century challenges'

    Jun 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,060 Views 4 Comments

    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
    # IMRO
    # IMRO

    Irish Music Rights Organisation reports 4.2pc drop in licensing revenue

    Jun 20th 2012, 1:29 PM 2,352 Views 16 Comments

    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
    # Daily Fix

    The Daily Fix: Wednesday

    May 23rd 2012, 8:04 PM 4,709 Views 0 Comments

    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
    # China

    Legal activist arrives in US after rushed exit from China

    May 20th 2012, 5:05 PM 1,367 Views 3 Comments

    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?
    # Opinion
    # Opinion

    Column: What kind of Constitutional Convention do you want?

    Apr 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 61 Views 52 Comments

    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

    Ireland commits to signing Optional Protocol on economic, social and cultural rights
    # Rights
    # Rights

    Ireland commits to signing Optional Protocol on economic, social and cultural rights

    Mar 7th 2012, 3:05 PM 1,523 Views 8 Comments

    The protocal provides a mechanism for individuals to make complaints to the UN about the violation of their rights.

    # rights - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

    Dolphins deserve rights as 'persons', experts say
    # Dolphins
    # Dolphins

    Dolphins deserve rights as 'persons', experts say

    Feb 21st 2012, 5:59 PM 3,787 Views 55 Comments

    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
    # Children
    # Children

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

    Jan 23rd 2012, 12:07 PM 1,210 Views 2 Comments

    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
    # Referendum
    # Referendum

    Bar Council says vote no in referendums

    Oct 21st 2011, 8:41 AM 1,303 Views 42 Comments

    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

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

    Former member wins rights to Sugababes name

    Aug 26th 2011, 9:33 AM 410 Views 3 Comments

    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
    # Rights
    # Rights

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

    Apr 12th 2011, 6:20 PM 1,233 Views 0 Comments

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

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