Susana Chavez, a 36-year-old poet and activist who adopted the slogan Not One More Death, was found strangled, mutilated and dumped on a street in the Mexican border city of Juarez, infamous for a series of murders of women – even before drug cartels made it one of the most violent places in the world.
Thu, 13 Jan, 2011
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today vowed never to allow Israeli leaders or soldiers to stand trial for war crimes over their actions during last winter’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip, furiously denouncing a recent UN report in a keynote address to parliament.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2009
A MOTHER facing prison for defaulting on a credit union loan, part of which was to pay for her daughter’s funeral, has won her constitutional challenge against the jail sentence in a test case which could have widespread repercussions for people in debt.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2009
THE Ryan Report revealed sexual and physical abuse on a monstrous scale in Ireland in the labour camps that were the industrial and reform schools. Since its publication, we have come to realise that, without acknowledgement there can be no healing, without redress, no closure.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2009
The decision to impose a one month prison sentence on a woman for the non-payment of a debt of €5865 has been described as being something from Victorian times when people could be jailed for lengthy terms over debts, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 13 May, 2009