Human Rights

Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

Human Rights, International, Protests

5Mandate Trade Union has written to all major retail employers in Ireland asking them to desist from “trading, investment or other commercial links with companies operating in, providing services to, or sourcing goods from [the illegal] settlements” in the region of Israel. 
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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues, Human Rights

Clare speaking on the Mother and Baby Home Inquiry stresses the need for it to be inclusive and done in full consultation with the survivor groups:  Click on the link below to watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Svy0QTLDC-Q

Dáil Debates, Equality, Human Rights

During the debate on the private members motion on equality for those with disabilities Clare raised the issue of the closing down of Deaforward, a deaf advocacy centre because of the withdrawal of funding.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBwyDWGOFV4

Features, Human Rights, International

Detention Centre, Texas.

Detention Centre, Texas.

by Jamison Maeda

Thousands of unaccompanied children are currently locked up in detention centres in the United States. They are the latest victims of the failed “War on Drugs.” The Obama administration estimates that this year, nearly 100,000 children will be detained after illegally cross the Mexican border without their parents. The majority of these children are coming from Central America.
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