Human Rights

Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

Human Rights, Justice

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.
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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Debates, Human Rights, Topical Questions

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



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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