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...
November 24, 2014
Allegations that the UK government sanctioned the use of torture and ill-treatment in Northern Ireland in the 1970s should be re-examined by the European Court of Human Rights and subject to a new ind...