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# Human Rights

All time
US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council and labels it a 'cesspool of political bias'
Abused aged 6: 'I was screaming and had to be tied into a buggy with a rope to be brought to school'
Lydia Foy: The woman at the heart of securing transgender rights in Ireland
UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights
Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'
John Bruton: 'Abortion ends a life. Once it has happened there is no going back'
John Bruton
How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker
'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'
UN says Ireland needs to take 'immediate action' to cut asylum waiting times
'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'
Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment
Hundreds protest outside UK hospital where terminally ill boy's life support to be turned off
Linda Brown, who helped end US school segregation, dies aged 76
Hooded Man: 'They asked me to count to ten; I refused in case I couldn’t do it'
'Hooded men' to ask Irish government to appeal European 'torture' ruling
'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'
Nasir Elsafi
'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'
Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar
Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people
'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award
Prisoners want to be able to use Skype to contact their families
Poor social housing conditions fail to uphold tenants' human rights
Philippine lawmakers vote to slash annual funding for human rights commission to just €16
UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country
'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls
UN human rights chief says Trump may be inciting 'violence' against media
'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison
Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights
Opinion: 'Sorry, UN. Ireland's abortion laws are progressive, modern and compassionate'
Niamh Uí Bhriain
UN criticises government for failure to prosecute abuse perpetrators in Magdalene Laundries
Minister tells UN Convention that some prison inmates don't have a flush toilet in their cells
Irish Human Rights Commission worried new hubs could 'normalise' family homelessness
'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'
'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'
Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited
Ireland's abortion laws subjected woman to 'cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment'
Is the UK taking a step back from human rights protections?
May says she will change human rights laws to fight terrorism
'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya'
Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage