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'We've all made mistakes,' says Greg Norman about murder of Saudi journalist
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'We've all made mistakes,' says Greg Norman about murder of Saudi journalist

May 12th 2022, 8:04 PM 47,513 Views 29 Comments

The Australian former world number one is heading the new LIV Golf Invitational Series which is heavily backed by Saudi financing.

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds
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Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds

Apr 28th 2022, 9:43 AM 9,233 Views 19 Comments

The findings come as the Government reviews Ireland’s equality laws.

Norwegian football president makes powerful speech criticising Qatar World Cup
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Norwegian football president makes powerful speech criticising Qatar World Cup

Mar 31st 2022, 2:31 PM 7,906 Views 8 Comments

Speaking at the Fifa Congress in Doha, Lise Klaveness said the 2022 finals were awarded ‘in unacceptable ways, with unacceptable consequences’.

Hamilton uncomfortable with 'mind-blowing' human rights issues ahead of Saudi Arabia GP
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Hamilton uncomfortable with 'mind-blowing' human rights issues ahead of Saudi Arabia GP

Mar 25th 2022, 1:42 PM 5,825 Views 7 Comments

On Friday, human rights’ group, Reprieve, said a further 16 people have been killed in the country since the mass execution of 81 men on 12 March.

UN human rights chief condemns Saudi 'mass execution'
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UN human rights chief condemns Saudi 'mass execution'

Mar 14th 2022, 7:46 PM 16,952 Views 9 Comments

Saudi Arabia said Saturday it had executed a record 81 people in one day for terrorism-related offences.

'I owe it to my homeland': Ukrainians at the Polish border explain why they're going back home
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'I owe it to my homeland': Ukrainians at the Polish border explain why they're going back home

Mar 8th 2022, 6:00 AM 27,689 Views 10 Comments

Thousands of Ukrainians displaced by Russian attacks have been arriving in Lviv and waiting days to board trains and buses travelling to Przemyśl.

Mike Murphy: Why I’m supporting a call on the EU to ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements
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Mike Murphy: Why I’m supporting a call on the EU to ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements

Feb 21st 2022, 7:00 AM 37,054 Views 33 Comments

The broadcaster lends his support to a group of NGOs seeking an end to EU trade with Israeli settlements in occupied territories.

EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law
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EU court approves linking of funds to member states’ respect for rule of law

Feb 16th 2022, 9:49 AM 11,310 Views 20 Comments

The governments of Hungary and Poland had argued that such action lacked a proper legal basis.

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
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People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system

Feb 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 25,110 Views 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission says current law disproportionately impacts minority groups.

Complaint filed with United Nations over torture of asylum seeker in Greece
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Complaint filed with United Nations over torture of asylum seeker in Greece

Feb 2nd 2022, 2:48 PM 7,139 Views 2 Comments

The woman says she suffered abuse and witnessed the beating of children and a pregnant woman.

UN report claims Taliban killed 100 ex-Afghan government officials
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UN report claims Taliban killed 100 ex-Afghan government officials

Jan 31st 2022, 10:58 AM 10,733 Views 9 Comments

The UN report said that, in addition to the political killings, women’s freedoms and the right to protest had also been curbed.

'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia
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'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia

Dec 29th 2021, 12:55 PM 9,723 Views 25 Comments

Russian authorities have in recent months mounted pressure on rights groups, media outlets and journalists, naming dozens as foreign agents.

Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial
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Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

Dec 28th 2021, 2:30 PM 10,634 Views 4 Comments

The group has spent years cataloguing atrocities committed in the Soviet Union.

Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food
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Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food

Dec 23rd 2021, 8:30 PM 13,106 Views 12 Comments

Trócaire’s Paul Healy tells of a different Christmas in Somalia this year, among those struggling to stay alive.

UN says report accusing China of genocide against Uyghur minority 'deeply disturbing'
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UN says report accusing China of genocide against Uyghur minority 'deeply disturbing'

Dec 10th 2021, 3:52 PM 6,924 Views 0 Comments

The report detailed allegations of torture, rape and inhumane treatment.

Australia joins US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
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Australia joins US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

Dec 8th 2021, 7:37 AM 16,275 Views 69 Comments

The country joins the US in the boycott, over concerns around China’s human rights record.

Beijing warns US will 'pay the price' for diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics
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Beijing warns US will 'pay the price' for diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics

Dec 7th 2021, 9:34 AM 29,294 Views 63 Comments

China has accused the United States of violating the Olympic spirit.

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are the school days of Traveller children being reduced?
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The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are the school days of Traveller children being reduced?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 5:15 PM 7,928 Views 0 Comments

Noteworthy’s Maria Delaney and social care worker Anne Marie Quilligan tell Susan Daly about the conditions faced by Traveller children in the country’s education system.

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
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UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination

Nov 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,185 Views 4 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will lead the Irish delegation and deliver a speech at today’s hearing.

Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for destruction of 160 buildings in town
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Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for destruction of 160 buildings in town

Oct 30th 2021, 4:47 PM 9,974 Views 2 Comments

The army seized power in February from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, but has failed to quell the widespread resistance.

Amnesty urges Newcastle to study Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record
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Amnesty urges Newcastle to study Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record

Oct 15th 2021, 8:22 AM 2,864 Views 7 Comments

The world’s leading human rights organisation wants the club to look into the issue following the club’s controversial acquisition.

Opinion: What the world can learn from Beijing’s 'hostage diplomacy'
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Opinion: What the world can learn from Beijing’s 'hostage diplomacy'

Aug 29th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,695 Views 29 Comments

As China jails Canadian Michael Spavor, human rights lawyer and professor Teng Biao catalogues China’s brazen stance on the international stage.

Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship
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Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,566 Views 46 Comments

Many Palestinian children will face violence at the hands of Israeli soldiers and settlers as they return to school.

Barry Andrews: The international community must come together to help those fleeing Afghanistan
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Barry Andrews: The international community must come together to help those fleeing Afghanistan

Aug 21st 2021, 6:45 AM 13,527 Views 23 Comments

The MEP says the EU must reach an agreement on a solidarity mechanism to help Afghan refugees.

Tom Clonan: The US loss to the Taliban will have severe global repercussions
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Tom Clonan: The US loss to the Taliban will have severe global repercussions

Aug 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 45,763 Views 63 Comments

The security expert looks at the fall of Afghanistan and how it all plays out on a global stage.

Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?
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Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?

Jun 17th 2021, 4:34 PM 11,191 Views 45 Comments

Hungary has passed a bill that bans sharing content that “promotes” being gay to children and teenagers.

Belarus restricts citizens from leaving country
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Belarus restricts citizens from leaving country

Jun 1st 2021, 8:16 PM 32,258 Views 37 Comments

Only citizens with papers granting them a “permanent stay in a foreign state” are allowed to leave Belarus.

Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights
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Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights

May 22nd 2021, 6:30 PM 9,151 Views 90 Comments

The extent to which we protect and defend human rights tells us who we are as a society, writes Anthony Moore SC.

Ireland's rapporteur says trafficking for sexual exploitation was 'resilient' to the pandemic
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Ireland's rapporteur says trafficking for sexual exploitation was 'resilient' to the pandemic

May 7th 2021, 6:15 AM 21,116 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission will report to the EU today.

Germany star Toni Kroos takes aim at Qatar amid World Cup protests
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Germany star Toni Kroos takes aim at Qatar amid World Cup protests

Mar 31st 2021, 4:48 PM 8,138 Views 7 Comments

Qatar has faced criticism for its treatment of migrant workers, many of whom are involved in World Cup preparations.

Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury
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Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury

Mar 25th 2021, 11:15 AM 7,928 Views 2 Comments

The t-shirts read ‘Human rights, on and off the pitch’ in support of migrant workers and were donned prior to their win over Gibraltar.

Opinion: Syria, ten years on, and Covid-19 has pushed refugees to the limits
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Opinion: Syria, ten years on, and Covid-19 has pushed refugees to the limits

Mar 15th 2021, 7:00 PM 7,946 Views 4 Comments

UNICEF’s Ettie Higgins and Claire McKeever share the stories of many refugees displaced by the war in Syria, ten years on.

Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver
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Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver

Mar 14th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,685 Views 14 Comments

Meath man Derek O’Rourke is GOAL’s Middle East Security Advisor. He outlines the challenges faced by NGOs as they navigate Syrian regions devastated by war.

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored
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Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:10 AM 18,875 Views 15 Comments

The MEP says China’s holding of Richard O’Halloran against his will is an outrageous breach of human rights.

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
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Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China

Feb 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 20,140 Views 46 Comments

Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.

Donnelly meeting with Glynn to discuss whether more countries should be added to mandatory hotel quarantine list
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Donnelly meeting with Glynn to discuss whether more countries should be added to mandatory hotel quarantine list

Feb 25th 2021, 1:12 PM 18,201 Views 54 Comments

There are currently 20 countries on the ‘category 2′ list.

Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley: The story of Derek Leinster and the Bethany Home tells us we have more to learn
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Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley: The story of Derek Leinster and the Bethany Home tells us we have more to learn

Jan 24th 2021, 8:30 AM 21,231 Views 5 Comments

NUIG historian Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley says the recent Commission report into mother and baby homes needed to have a deeper look at Protestant institutions and the neglect of children like Derek.

Opinion: The UN Security Council needs an 'outsider' and Ireland fits that bill
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Opinion: The UN Security Council needs an 'outsider' and Ireland fits that bill

Jan 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,544 Views 12 Comments

Andrew Anderson of Front Line Defenders says Ireland can play a pivotal role at the UN Security Council by improving international relations at a difficult time.

ESB referred to OECD over importing coal from north Colombian mine
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ESB referred to OECD over importing coal from north Colombian mine

Jan 19th 2021, 12:38 PM 17,136 Views 33 Comments

A charity has submitted a formal complaint about the ESB allegedly breaching its human rights commitments.

European Court of Human Rights declares complaints by Irish symphysiotomy victims as inadmissible
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European Court of Human Rights declares complaints by Irish symphysiotomy victims as inadmissible

Dec 10th 2020, 10:02 AM 27,511 Views 15 Comments

The three women from Dublin, Cork and Meath had sought damages from the State.

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