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Entries Tagged as 'Irish Human Rights Commission'

Cutting the minders and protectors

October 14th, 2008 · 16 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics, Recession

If you discriminate against people due to their nationality or race, gender, sexuality or disability, are violent towards your partner or commit other human rights violations, indeed if you are a government that does so, well this budget is good for you! The agencies which work in this area have been savaged today. There were […]


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The end of seperate/’independent’ equality and human rights infrastructures in Ireland?

July 24th, 2008 · 15 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics, Recession

Deaglán de Bréadún’s report in this morning’s Irish Times does not come a surprise. The Department of Justice had a meeting yesterday morning with the agencies linked to it and the Equality Authority, the Irish Human Rights Commission and the Data Protection Commissioner have been told their days are numbered. Well they have been told […]


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