Colm O Gorman

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Colm O’Gorman, Amnesty International Ireland’s executive director. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Freedom of expression does not extend to hate crime and Irish people need to accept that “it is not enough to be anti-racist but that there is a need (...)

Healthcare professionals in Luanda, Angola, doing Covid-19 blood tests in a high-population area. Photograph: Ampe Rogerio/EPA

More than 3,000 healthcare workers are known to have died from Covid-19 around the world but in many cases they face reprisals if they speak out again(...)

Refugees Welcome: Bohemian FC’s 2020 away jersey also features a silhouette of a fleeing family and the slogan “Love Football, Hate Racism” on the collar

Bohemian Football Club’s new away strip features the slogan “Refugees Welcome” emblazoned across its jerseys after the Dublin soccer team partnered wi(...)

Bohemians’ away jersey for the coming season. Photograph: @bfcdublin

Bohemian FC have announced a partnership with Amnesty International in which it will highlight the plight of families in direct provision and seek to (...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty said the review had found that the current legislation is “too onerous” for children aged 16 and 17 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New legislation will make it easier for teenagers between the ages of 16 and 17 to change gender legally. Currently 16- and 17-year-olds have to go(...)

Data giants: Facebook also owns Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, while Google owns the Android operating system and YouTube. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Surveillance by tech giants Facebook and Google poses a “systemic threat to human rights”, Amnesty International has warned in a new report, which ca(...)

The protest ‘Disco outside the Dáil’ (actually Molesworth Street) was timed to coincide with the Dublin visit of US vice-president Mike Pence. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A “Disco outside the Dáil” organised in protest against the visit of US vice-president Mike Pence drew a crowd to Kildare Street this afternoon. Prot(...)

Body & Soul Music and Arts Festival has announced the full stage times for its 10th Aniversary celebration of the summer solstice which kicks off (...)

Bishop Tobin tweeted: LGBTQ “Pride Month” events “promote a culture and encourage activities that are contrary to Catholic faith and morals. They are especially harmful for children.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A tweet from a US Catholic bishop, advising parents not to let their children attend LGBTQ “Pride Month” events has been described as “dispiriting” by(...)

The Christine Buckley Centre survivors choir perform in St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin to mark 20 years since the State issued an apology over abuse survivors’ suffering. Photograph: Jack Power

Survivors of abuse in residential institutions have gathered for a celebration of music to mark 20 years since the State issued an apology over their (...)

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