Human rights and equality updates

Welcome to our running list of articles, reports, videos human rights and equality in Ireland.

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Fintan O’Toole: State’s political system has failed to adapt to demands of dealing with Covid, Fintan O’Toole, Irish Times, 2 March 2021

Ireland’s Emergency Powers During the COVID-19 Pandemic,  COVID-19 Law and Human Rights Observatory in Trinity College Dublin, for IHREC. FACTSHEET DOWNLOAD.

Irish Times Women’s podcast with #AllAgainstRacism – Róisín Ingle with Teresa Buckowska and Raihana Zeroug

Mariaam Bhatti: “We must recognise our own privilege”, Hot Press, 17 February 2021

Martin Beanz Warde: Challenging Racism in Ireland, Hot Press, 11 February 2021

Irish National Integration Conference, Immigrant Council of Ireland – 15-19 Feb 2021

Submission to the Committee on Housing, Local Govt and Heritage on the Electoral Reform Bill, February 2021

Draft ‘Dying with Dignity’ Law Needs Significant Change to Be in Line with Essential Human Rights and Equality Protections, February 2021

Human Rights & Equality Update, January 2020 – Sign up for newsletter

All Against Racism campaign videos

Difference is the essence of humanity, Black and Irish video for IHREC #AllAgainstRacism campaign

Black and Irish interviews on All Against Racism campaign, January 2021

Podcast: Beyond East West Street: the Path of Human Rights | Philippe Sands QC inaugural Human Rights & Equality Annual Lecture

Human Rights and Equality Update, December 2020

Chief Commissioner Sineád Gibney discusses Human Rights Day poll results and rights to housing, Newstalk Breakfast, 10 December 2020

Overwhelming Public Support for Human Rights Protections as Ireland Marks Human Rights Day, 10 December 2020

Survey on Traveller Rights and Living Conditions, Fundamental Rights Agency, December 2020

Our report on racial discrimination in Ireland

Human Rights and Equality Update, November 2020

Our message on World Disability Day, 3 December

Know discrimination campaign

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