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Cases - investigations before other EU and international bodies (European Committee for Social Rights - UN HRC - CAT etc.)

Key Area:
Discrimination Statistics
15/03/2012 - 13:41
Short Answer

Outside of the ECJ and the EUCR there are no sanctions against Ireland from EU of other international bodies. However a review of Ireland’s human rights record is underway in a bid to become a member of the UN Human Rights Council.

Qualitative Info

“Ireland received one hundred and twenty seven recommendations from other UN member states on how to improve its human rights record last October. Justice Minister Alan Shatter accepted sixty-two of the recommendations on the spot and another forty-six are due to be accepted by the government” –

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Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Persons with disability, Africans/black people, National minorities
Type (R/D) Extremism - organised Racist Violence, Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Religious intolerance, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Nationalism, Homophobia, On grounds of disability, On grounds of other belief, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement, Employment - labour market, Housing, Health and social protection, Education, Culture, Media, Internet, Sport, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Political participation, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life, Religion
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