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# human-rights - Last month November 2022

World Cup 2022: Fifa's clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own human rights guidelines
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World Cup 2022: Fifa's clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own human rights guidelines

Updated Nov 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 18,198 Views 18 Comments

Sophie King-Hill of Birmingham University looks at the controversy at this tournament.

UN human rights council eyes investigation of Iran's crackdown on protests
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UN human rights council eyes investigation of Iran's crackdown on protests

Nov 22nd 2022, 8:01 AM 4,184 Views 3 Comments

Over 360 people, including 47 children, have been killed in the crackdown according to human rights groups

Twitter's survival is about more than just Elon Musk getting his way - here's why
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Twitter's survival is about more than just Elon Musk getting his way - here's why

Updated Nov 18th 2022, 8:12 PM 32,181 Views 19 Comments

Twitter has been shaken to its core since Elon Musk acquired it – does it matter?

Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'
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Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'

Nov 15th 2022, 10:00 PM 13,050 Views 25 Comments

Fiona Crowley of Amnesty International Ireland says it’s time Fifa showed it really cares about human rights ahead of the tournament.

US Secretary of State asks Egypt for human rights progress before COP27 summit
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US Secretary of State asks Egypt for human rights progress before COP27 summit

Nov 3rd 2022, 10:12 PM 5,569 Views 1 Comment

It’s estimated that 60,000 political prisoners are behind bars in Egypt

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Moscow's delegates miss UN review of human rights in Russia
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Moscow's delegates miss UN review of human rights in Russia

Oct 20th 2022, 10:50 PM 11,426 Views 4 Comments

The meeting had already been postponed twice from its planned date in March

'€5,000 for your child being taken? You would get multiples of that for a whiplash injury'
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'€5,000 for your child being taken? You would get multiples of that for a whiplash injury'

Updated Oct 19th 2022, 3:45 PM 37,655 Views 0 Comments

Opposition TDs have sharply criticised the Mother and Baby Homes redress scheme.

Saudi Arabia sends US citizen to prison for criticising the country
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Saudi Arabia sends US citizen to prison for criticising the country

Oct 18th 2022, 9:33 PM 25,137 Views 33 Comments

The prison sentence marks another source of tension between the historic allies, after Saudi Arabia raised oil prices

Exclusion of Afghan girls from high schools ‘shameful’, says UN
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Exclusion of Afghan girls from high schools ‘shameful’, says UN

Sep 18th 2022, 12:43 PM 8,515 Views 6 Comments

Teenage girls are still barred from school and women are required to cover themselves from head to toe in public, with only their eyes showing.

Qatar are 'really interested in the values of rugby, that team ethos'
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Qatar are 'really interested in the values of rugby, that team ethos'

Sep 7th 2022, 3:00 PM 24,109 Views 31 Comments

URC CEO Martin Anayi has defended the league’s new sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways.

Civil liberties group calls on Government to restore barrister legal aid fees
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Civil liberties group calls on Government to restore barrister legal aid fees

Sep 5th 2022, 4:45 PM 10,172 Views 11 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) said that the Government should invest €8.6 million in a number of human rights measures.

Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'
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Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'

Updated Aug 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 20,562 Views 10 Comments

On World Humanitarian Day, Paul O’Brien documents the suffering of those Somaliland on the front line of climate change.

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís
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Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís

Aug 13th 2022, 8:00 PM 20,265 Views 12 Comments

Brendan McNamara says we cannot turn a blind eye while minorities are persecuted for their faith.

Independent office to lead excavation of Tuam Mother and Baby Home site
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Independent office to lead excavation of Tuam Mother and Baby Home site

Updated Jul 27th 2022, 5:41 PM 11,048 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman proposed the office be set up following the signing into law of the Institutional Burials Act.

UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care
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UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care

Jul 27th 2022, 3:42 PM 8,746 Views 13 Comments

The Committee has called for the Government to remove barriers for women seeking access to abortion services.

Anti human trafficking report calls for gender-specific accommodation for victims
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Anti human trafficking report calls for gender-specific accommodation for victims

Jun 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 6,112 Views 2 Comments

The national anti-trafficking rapporteur listed education, the war in Ukraine and age identification as concerns.

Opinion: Preferential treatment of white European war victims is a lamentable reality
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Opinion: Preferential treatment of white European war victims is a lamentable reality

Jun 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 16,038 Views 37 Comments

Dean Van Nguyen looks at how Ireland has helped Ukrainian refugees and wonders why others have not been treated as well.

Irish Council for Civil Liberties demands that Gardaí not receive power to compel a password
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Irish Council for Civil Liberties demands that Gardaí not receive power to compel a password

Jun 1st 2022, 5:09 PM 15,767 Views 22 Comments

Rights groups have also called on Gardaí to record the ethnicities of people stopped and search in order to prevent discrimination.

Opinion: Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act must prioritise human rights
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Opinion: Proposed changes to the Mental Health Act must prioritise human rights

May 31st 2022, 1:48 PM 7,110 Views 6 Comments

A group of academics and people with lived experience of treatment under the legislation advocate for a human rights based approach to treatment under proposed laws.

Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over
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Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over

May 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,528 Views 14 Comments

FLAC’s Eilis Barry says LGBTQI+ rights have come a long way, but much still needs to be done.

'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 47,590 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 9,469 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 8,080 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 5,853 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 17,007 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 27,751 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 37,182 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 11,359 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 25,284 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 7,178 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 10,753 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.

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'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 9,751 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 10,670 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 13,157 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 6,945 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 16,301 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 29,318 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 7,997 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 13,299 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 10,049 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.

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