Press Centre - 2009

Domestic Worker Denied Right to a Hearing

PRESS RELEASE: 18 December 2009 Rights Commissioner upholds South African Ambassador’s claim of dip diplomatic immunity In a written judgement received today by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, the Rights Commissioner has decided that he has no jurisdiction to hear the complaints brought by domestic
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Migrants Renew Calls to Ratify U.N. Convention

NEWS RELEASE: 17 December 2009 Tonight, on the eve of International Migrants Day, over 100 migrants and their families are gathering together in Dublin City Council Civic Offices to celebrate the contribution of migrant workers to Ireland, and to stand in
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Domestic Workers Seek Justice from South African Ambassador before her Departure from Ireland

PRESS RELEASE: 26 November 2009 This evening members of the Domestic Workers Action Group (DWAG) are gathering in front of the South African Ambassador’s residence in Dalkey where ambassadors and foreign diplomats are amongst the 200 guests invited to her farewell
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MRCI Calls for Political Leadership on the Issue of Migration

PRESS RELEASE: 24 November 2009 The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) is calling for the Irish government to provide proactive leadership on the issue of migration and to acknowledge that migrant workers will play an important part in Ireland’s recovery. This
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Domestic Workers to Protest at South African Embassy

PRESS RELEASE: 4 November 2009 Members of the Domestic Workers Action Group are gathering in front of the South African Embassy in Dublin today to protest the decision of the Embassy and Ambassador Pricilla Jana to invoke diplomatic immunity in an
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