Demonstration outside Government Buildings to show abortion cannot be ignored in government formation talks
Tell the next Irish Government that it MUST expand access to abortion
Ireland’s laws on abortion violate the human rights of women and girls. And people in Ireland want that to end. 87% want expanded access to abortion. 69% think this should be a priority for the next government and 73% want a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment.
Location: Amnesty International Ireland
Date: 2 February
Saudi Arabia executed 47 people in a single day on 2 January. We must protest against this utter disregard for human rights.
Shi’a Muslim cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, was among those executed. He was convicted after a political and grossly unfair trial.
Amnesty International Ireland Annual Conference 2016
It has never been more important to be a human rights activist.
Your Rights. Your Amnesty. Your Decisions.
When: 16-17 April 2016
Where: Dublin City Centre (venue to be confirmed)
I Stand with Ibrahim, on the 10 December, on International Human Rights Day, Amnesty International will be taking to the streets of Dublin to highlight Ibrahim Halawa's case and to show him solidarity as he faces turning 20 years old in prison on 13 December.
Ibrahim Halawa has spent the last two years of his teenage life in prison without conviction. He is an Irish citizen, he is from Firehouse, Dublin.
Raif Badawi was flogged 50 times on 9 Janurary for the 'crime' of blogging. What is worse is that Raif could be flogged 950 more times. Every Friday, he is at risk of the flogging starting again.
Show Dublin that Human Rights are Your Pride!
Amnesty International Ireland LGBTI Network is proud to present a free screening of the award-winning documentary African Pride.
Not Alone, Never Forgotten: on 26 June, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we stand with all those whose lives have been marked by torture.
In May 2014 Raif Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1000 lashes. He had since received 50 lashes in public on 9 January 2015.
Raif has so far been spared further flogging, initially on medical grounds and later for unknown reasons, however he remains behind bars with no clear movement in his case.
This International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015, we look back 20 years to a historic UN meeting in Beijing that saw world leaders make bold commitments to women’s rights. Stella Jegher, Chair of the Amnesty International Women’s Human Rights Network, sheds light on how Amnesty made a difference to the debate then – and continues to do so now.