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#Human Rights

# 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 6,053 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 15,584 Views 36 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 15,572 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 6,765 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 15,361 Views 12 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 47,538 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 9,275 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 7,931 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 5,828 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 16,963 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 27,697 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 37,089 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 11,319 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 25,132 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 7,152 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 10,738 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 9,731 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 10,644 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 13,116 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 6,928 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 16,281 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 29,298 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 7,938 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 13,207 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 9,989 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 2,870 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 14,698 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 22,575 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 13,538 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 45,785 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 11,198 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 32,266 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 9,153 Views 89 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 21,123 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 8,139 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 7,930 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 7,952 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.

# human-rights - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver

Mar 14th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,693 Views 14 Comments

Meath man Derek O’Rourke is GOAL’s Middle East Security Advisor. He outlines the challenges faced by NGOs as they navigate Syrian regions devastated by war.

# human-rights - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:10 AM 18,880 Views 15 Comments

The MEP says China’s holding of Richard O’Halloran against his will is an outrageous breach of human rights.

# human-rights - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China

Feb 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 20,146 Views 46 Comments

Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.

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