Press Centre - 2017

Ireland’s Undocumented Migrants Pen Letter of Support to All Undocumented in the US: 16.03.17

As the Taoiseach prepares to meet President Trump, undocumented migrants in Ireland have penned a letter of support to all undocumented people in the US. ***Full text of letter below in English and Spanish Written by undocumented migrants from the
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14.02.17: Expert groups ‘deeply disappointed’ with new laws affecting human rights of sex workers

Amnesty International Ireland | HIV Ireland | Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) | Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) Four human rights organisations working with vulnerable groups in Ireland have expressed grave concerns with Part IV of the Criminal Law (Sexual
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Tenants of The Pines win further reprieve to avoid homelessness (Thurs 02.02.17)

Judge grants further reprieve, allowing tenants to stay until 5pm Saturday Landlord must provide alternative accommodation for remaining tenants by 5pm Saturday Conditions in the house were the subject of a newspaper exposé in early January* Tenants believed they would
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  • DWAG quilt project highlighting the need for social and economice justice

JOINT STATEMENT 30.01.17: Permitting Pre-Clearance to Operate in Ireland May Violate Human Rights

Joint Statement from Irish Human Rights Organisations President Trump’s Executive Order adopting a targeted ban on refugees and migrants from certain countries should be strongly and categorically condemned by the Irish government. This Executive Order is a barely concealed attempt
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