February 25, 2015
This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...
January 9, 2015
Ireland: Proposed ‘mother and baby homes’ investigation welcome, but a missed opportunity to address Magdalenes
The Irish government’s decision not to include the treatment of women and girls in Magdalene Laundries in the proposed scope of an inquiry announced today is a missed opportunity that will leave gapin...
December 19, 2014
Ireland must allow transgender people to have their gender legally recognized in a quick, transparent and accessible manner, Amnesty International said after the country’s Gender Recognition Bill was...
December 2, 2014
Ireland: Decision to reopen 'Hooded Men' court case a triumph of justice after four decades of waiting
The Irish Government’s request to reopen the landmark 1978 European Court of Human Rights judgment in Ireland v UK is a triumph of justice after more than 40 years of waiting, said Amnesty Internation...