site_logo

Ireland

2019

14

Mar

Ex-British soldier faces charges over 1972 Bloody Sunday killings

A former British soldier faces charges over the 1972 Bloody Sunday killings, Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service said on Thursday. It relates to events on January 30 of that year when British troops opened fire on an unauthorised march in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. They killed 13 Catholics and wounded 14 others, one of whom later […]

Read more
Country: Ireland
Source: HT , Euro News

19

Feb

Irish migrant fisher workers’ scheme breaches human rights

Ireland’s work permit scheme for migrant workers in the fishing industry breaches the human rights of migrants and may be failing to prevent modern slavery, four United Nations human rights experts said on Monday. The system, introduced in 2016, leaves workers tied to a single employer meaning they are vulnerable to abuse, the special rapporteurs […]

Read more
Country: Ireland
Source: Reuters