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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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Migration brings stability, diversity, innovation and talent

December 18th 2016 Today (Sunday 18th December) marks International Migrants Day, a day to celebrate migration and the diversity it brings; a day to recognise how our communities, workplaces and schools are enriched with new talent, ideas and energy. Migration
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President Higgins visits art installation created by undocumented migrants

Today (1st December), President Michael D Higgins, on his way to another event, called to Liberty Hall Theatre to meet with undocumented migrants living in Ireland and to visit their origami installation. The ‘A Thousand Reasons, One Wish’ installation was
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