Tag Archives: Slavery

  • Forced Labour Action Group with Emily Logan

On International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, victims meet IHREC Chief Commissioner Emily Logan

Victims wait years to be formally identified by Gardaí Today (Tuesday 2nd December), to mark International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, seven people who have endured slavery in Ireland will meet with the Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
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Ireland may be imprisoning victims of slavery, warns new report on trafficking for cannabis cultivation

Media Release Monday 31st March 2014 New report calls for immediate review of all potential cases of trafficking for slavery in cannabis production to identify and protect victims Published today as part of a major European project on trafficking for
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SOLIDAR Silver Rose Award 2013 Forced labour activist Mohammed Younis and MRCI have been awarded the SOLIDAR Silver Rose Award 2013, recognising our social justice work across Europe. Mohammed said “I’m very honored to receive this award and I’m so privileged
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Irish Government Criminalises Slavery

MEDIA RELEASE 28.06.2013 The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) today welcomed the long-awaited criminalisation of modern-day slavery in Ireland. The Dáil has passed a Bill inserting a definition of forced labour (otherwise known
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The fight for justice: Muhammad’s story, Part II

Read Part I Muhammad was traumatised by all he had endured at the hands of his employer, but with the force of MRCI’s advocates and activists behind him, he began to fight for the 7 years of wages he was
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