Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category
We support the recent demands for an inquiry into allegations of systemic Garda corruption and violence. We believe any such inquiry should include the Shell/Corrib pipeline police operation in North West Mayo. This is one of the longest running police operations in the history of the Irish state and has drawn critical attention from national and international human rights organisations since 2006 over the alleged violence and intimidation used by Gardaí against campaigners.
Clare speaking last week on Topical questions regarding the discovery of a mass grave at a Tuam Mother and Baby home. Click on the links below to watch
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.