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Entries Tagged as 'Human Rights and Liberties'

It’s About You

June 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Equality

Launching today is a campaign to highlight that equality and human rights issues are important for everyone. The Equality and Rights Alliance are inviting people to be part of the campaign by uploading a photo and telling what equality and human rights mean to you. So take a moment to spread the word and encourage […]

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Be Careful What you Retweet

November 22nd, 2009 · 14 Comments · Disability, Irish Media, Social Media

Tonight watching X Factor and reading my twitter stream I saw a few too many jokes about Susan Boyle’s mental health and intellectual disability. Some people seem to have found other people’s jokes funny too and retweeted them. Colm O’ Gorman, (Bio: Author, activist, director of Amnesty International Ireland) for one. And people wonder why […]

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‘That is very, very rare’

January 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics

Niall Crowley, former CEO of the Equality Authority has given an interview in today’s Irish Times to Kathy Sheridan.  It says everything some of us knew already – the campaign against Equality and civil and human rights in this country is a very dirty business. ‘…The “storm clouds? had been gathering since September 2007, when […]

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Niall Crowley resigns as Equality Authority CEO

December 11th, 2008 · 22 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics, Recession

It’s not a surprise given the butchering of the Equality and Human Rights infrastructure in Ireland this year. News of Niall’s resignation will be received with great sadness by many given the leadership he has given in bringing not only support for equality legislation but also policy development and research and good practice in the […]

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