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Children’s rights treated with disdain by the Department of Justice says Irish Refugee Council

Thursday, 27 January 2011: On 18th January 2011, Dermot Ahern TD, in his capacity as Minister for Justice, provided a written answer to a number of questions put to him by TDs about the treatment of Nigerian nationals on board a flight from Dublin to Lagos on 15th December 2010, 13 of whom were children.  […]

Posted on: September 22, 2011

Nigerian deportees were subjected to inhumane and degrading treatment, says Irish Refugee Council

    Wednesday, 12 January 2010: The Irish Refugee Council along with refugee, anti-racism, human rights, children’s rights and migrant groups are demonstrating at the gates of the Dáil today (12/1/11) at 12 noon for an end to degrading deportation practices.  The demonstration has arisen from the Irish Refugee Council’s call for an independent inquiry […]

Posted on: January 14, 2011