Human rights report to be launched

Amnesty International will today launch a new report on human rights in Ireland.

Amnesty International will today launch a new report on human rights in Ireland.

’Mind the Gap’ is expected to call for a dedicated Ministry for Human Rights to oversee new laws to tackle poverty and discrimination.

“The report will also stress the need for a human rights framework to address critical issues such as health and housing,” a spokesman said.

Amnesty International staff, Oireachtas members and NGOs are expected to attend today’s launch of the document at the Central Hotel in Dublin.

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