Tag Archives: Ireland

For the First Time, American Writer Wins Man Booker Prize

Washington, D.C. Paul Beatty has become the first American writer to win the prestigious Man Booker prize. American Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize for fiction for his book “The Sellout” in London, Oct. 25, 2016. Beatty’s The Sellout, a caustic satire on U.S. race relations, won the $61,000 prize, which was previously […]

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Ireland: U.N. Experts Urge Amending Abortion Ban

New York, N.Y. A woman in Ireland who was forced to choose between carrying her foetus to term, knowing it would not survive, or seeking an abortion abroad was subjected to discrimination and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment as a result of Ireland’s legal prohibition of abortion, United Nations experts have found. UN Human Rights […]

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Refugees are the Responsibility of the World – Peter Sutherland

New York, N.Y.  Peter Sutherland is the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration. A strong advocate for the rights of migrants – and for action to increase the benefits of migration for countries of origin, destination, and migrants alike – he works to foster cooperation on issues such as protecting migrants […]

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