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Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

Stonewall

Jun
2014
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Features, Human Rights, International

June has arrived and cities around the world are preparing for their annual LGBT parades and festivities. Most of us are familiar with the gay and lesbian events that take place in our city, but we might not be familiar with the history of Gay and Lesbian Pride month.  It began more than 40 years ago, on Christopher Street in New York City.

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Foreign Affairs, Human Rights

Today the British appeal court made a shocking decision in the case of Brendan McConville and John Paul Wootton (The Craigavon Two) by dismissing their appeals against their life sentence convictions for the killing of PSNI Constable Stephen Carroll in 2009.
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Dáil Work, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Parliamentary Questions

I asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs a number of Parliamentary questions regarding human rights issues within the prison system in Northern Ireland.
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Human Rights, International

by Jamison Maeda

We live in an era it seems where self-serving politicians and giant corporations hold a monopoly on power and influence. But once again, the indigenous people of the Amazon are speaking up, and the world is starting to listen.
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