# human-rights - Saturday 20 June, 2015
More than 1,800 people have died this year crossing the Mediteranean Sea. Here, people who have survived explain what drove them to such desperate measures.
# human-rights - Friday 12 June, 2015
The proposed Historical Investigations Unit must be entirely independent in order to give justice to victims.
# human-rights - Tuesday 9 June, 2015
The UN committee grilled Ireland on women’s rights, direct provision and equality legislation.
Amnesty International is launching its ‘She is Not a Criminal’ report at 11am this morning.
# human-rights - Sunday 7 June, 2015
Independent TD Clare Daly recently said that recommendations made by the United Nations have not been met.
# human-rights - Saturday 6 June, 2015
The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.
# human-rights - Friday 5 June, 2015
# human-rights - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
We take a closer look at the economic, social and cultural rights situation for three Irish social groups, as they stand today.
# human-rights - Monday 1 June, 2015
We have an awful lot of work to do…
# human-rights - Friday 29 May, 2015
The Rohingya people are languishing at sea because any possibility they had of a meaningful existence in Myanmar has been eradicated.
# human-rights - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
One lawyer called the move “Petty and nasty.”
# human-rights - Tuesday 26 May, 2015
The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.
# human-rights - Friday 22 May, 2015
The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, will visit next week to mark the 60th anniversary of Ireland joining the UN.
# human-rights - Thursday 21 May, 2015
“My rights have been trampled upon, my freedom of expression has been trampled upon.”
# human-rights - Tuesday 12 May, 2015
Colin Duffy, Gabriel Magee and Teresa Magee were held without charge for 12 days.
# human-rights - Monday 11 May, 2015
The United States is up for its four-year review.
# human-rights - Friday 24 April, 2015
It is being reported locally today that the woman and her boyfriend also had €7,360 extorted from them.
# human-rights - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
# human-rights - Sunday 22 March, 2015
Northern Ireland brought in new laws first and the Republic has followed.
Colombia has over 5,000 political prisoners, many of them jailed on sweeping charges of “rebellion”.
# human-rights - Monday 9 March, 2015
It comes after the United Nations declared the country’s policies inhumane.
# human-rights - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
The report also has some things to say about arms from the West.
# human-rights - Sunday 15 February, 2015
Is this ‘adequate, affordable, quality healthcare for all’?
# human-rights - Sunday 18 January, 2015
There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.
# human-rights - Friday 16 January, 2015
The country has one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the world.
# human-rights - Saturday 3 January, 2015
The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.
# human-rights - Sunday 28 December, 2014
Ireland wanted to ‘avoid a situation’ where it was found to be in breach of its international commitments.
# human-rights - Friday 19 December, 2014
Young people have the highest rates of reoffending, but they also have the greatest capacity for change – scientific evidence proves this.
# human-rights - Thursday 18 December, 2014
Pregnancy isn’t as black and white as we would like. There are fatal foetal abnormalities, health risks, complications, and pregnancy from rape and incest. In each instance our laws allow one outcome: have the child.
# human-rights - Friday 12 December, 2014
“It is now time to take action.”
They say people seeking asylum are left on the margins of our communities.
A rare insight into lives of deprivation, hunger and abuse in North Korea was heard at an event to mark Human Rights Day.
# human-rights - Thursday 11 December, 2014
Francis Timmons proposed the motion, describing it as “one of Ireland’s biggest human rights issues”.
# human-rights - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
Torture survivor Juan Mendez looks back at his harrowing experience, and the challenges facing the global fight against torture, in his role as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture.
# human-rights - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
But rejected the applications of 197.
# human-rights - Friday 28 November, 2014
This comes as part of a new study by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.
# human-rights - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
“The world is watching America”
# human-rights - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.