Emily Logan

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Chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Emily Logan (centre) with commissioners Heydi Foster Breslin (left) and Salome Mbugua(right) Photograph: Maxwell Photography

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has expressed concern about reports that some women have had difficulties accessing legal abort(...)

A sign in Derry calling for no border in Ireland . File photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Brexit threatens to make Irish citizens in Northern Ireland “second-class citizens” after the UK leaves the European Union, an Oireachtas committee ha(...)

Emily Logan: “Ireland must seek to protect the rights of those who face the greatest barriers to justice.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called for a review of the Electoral Act because it may be having “a chilling effect” on the fundin(...)

Black non-Irish people are five times more likely to experience discrimination when seeking work, the research found. Photograph: iStock

Black Irish citizens are twice as likely to experience discrimination in seeking employment as white Irish residents and black non-Irish people are fi(...)

Emily Logan, Irish Human Rights and Equality  Commissioner, launching the Commission’s annual report . Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

An arson attack on a Donegal hotel that was due to receive 100 asylum seekers provided a stark reminder that, in spite of our harrowing history of mas(...)

Tarlach McGonagle of the University of Amsterdam, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission chief commissioner Emily Logan and Siobhán Cummiskey of Facebook.

Online hate speech against groups such as asylum seekers and Travellers is widespread in Ireland but is seldom called out or reported, a new study has(...)

Peter Casey and his wife Helen at the EPIC centre in Dublin for the official launch of his presidential campaign. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Presidential candidate Peter Casey has claimed Pavee Point, the centre which represents Travellers, has poorly represented its community. He said tha(...)

More than 13 per cent of the population, 643,000 people, have a disability. Photograph: Getty Images

People with disabilities are to be invited to serve on a committee to monitor the implementation by Ireland of the UN Convention on the Rights of Pers(...)

Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, said it was not the responsibility of victims to avoid being targets of hate crime. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

Specific legislation is needed to crack down on hate crimes which remain under-reported in Ireland, a new report has said. The “Lifecycle of a Hate C(...)

‘People living in Northern Ireland have no desire to go back to the days when two people born on the same street grow up with two different sets of rights.’ File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Brexit has taken up an extraordinary amount of media time and space since the United Kingdom made its decision to withdraw from the European Union in (...)

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