Upcoming Events

Demonstration outside Government Buildings to show abortion cannot be ignored in government formation talks

23.03.16

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.

Coffin action for 47 people executed in Saudi Arabia

Location: Amnesty International Ireland

Time: 12.45-2.00

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 Annual Conference 2016

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 - 10 December Human Rights Day action

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. 

Free Raif - Stop the flogging

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.

March with us at Dublin LGBTQ Parade

22 June 2015

Show Dublin that Human Rights are Your Pride!

FREE screening of African Pride, an award-winning documentary

22 June 2015

Amnesty International Ireland LGBTI Network is proud to present a free screening of the award-winning documentary African Pride.

Join our action on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

22 June 2015

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. 

Free Raif: Demonstration at Embassy of Saudi Arabia

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.

Take action - join our demonstration calling for Raif's release.

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.

Amplifying women's voices

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.