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# Human Rights

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Exclusion of Afghan girls from high schools ‘shameful’, says UN
Qatar are 'really interested in the values of rugby, that team ethos'
Civil liberties group calls on Government to restore barrister legal aid fees
Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'
Paul O'Brien
Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís
Brendan McNamara
Independent office to lead excavation of Tuam Mother and Baby Home site
UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care
Anti human trafficking report calls for gender-specific accommodation for victims
Opinion: Preferential treatment of white European war victims is a lamentable reality
Dean Van Nguyen
Irish Council for Civil Liberties demands that Gardaí not receive power to compel a password
Opinion: Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act must prioritise human rights
Advocates for Human Rights in Mental Health Care
Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over
Eilis Barry
'We've all made mistakes,' says Greg Norman about murder of Saudi journalist
Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds
Norwegian football president makes powerful speech criticising Qatar World Cup
Hamilton uncomfortable with 'mind-blowing' human rights issues ahead of Saudi Arabia GP
UN human rights chief condemns Saudi 'mass execution'
'I owe it to my homeland': Ukrainians at the Polish border explain why they're going back home
Mike Murphy: Why I’m supporting a call on the EU to ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements
Mike Murphy
EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law
People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
Complaint filed with United Nations over torture of asylum seeker in Greece
UN report claims Taliban killed 100 ex-Afghan government officials
'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia
Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial
Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food
Paul Healy
UN says report accusing China of genocide against Uyghur minority 'deeply disturbing'
Australia joins US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
Beijing warns US will 'pay the price' for diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are the school days of Traveller children being reduced?
UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for destruction of 160 buildings in town
Amnesty urges Newcastle to study Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record
Opinion: What the world can learn from Beijing’s 'hostage diplomacy'
Teng Biao
Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship
Khaled Quzmar & Marie Crawley
Barry Andrews: The international community must come together to help those fleeing Afghanistan
Barry Andrews
Tom Clonan: The US loss to the Taliban will have severe global repercussions
Tom Clonan
Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?
Belarus restricts citizens from leaving country
Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights
Anthony Moore