Blog Archive | Human Rights
Posted on August 27, 2014
Ivana Bacik Calls for Constitutional Reform in Wake of ‘Y Case’ Controversy Trinity Professor Among Signatories of Open Letter in Support of New Referendum
Kayle Crosson Staff Writer
Posted on August 20, 2014
Here is the link to my Opinion piece in the Irish Times, August 20th 2014.
'We must address the real health needs of Irish women by holding a referendum to repeal the 1983 amendment...' Ivana Bacik
Posted on August 19, 2014
'These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum
There are growing calls for repeal of the 8th Amendment.' Hugh O'Connell, Journal.ie August 19 2014
Posted on August 01, 2014
BACIK WELCOMES MINISTER FLANAGAN’S ACCEPTANCE OF LABOUR PROPOSAL
Senator Ivana Bacik, speaking as leader of the Labour group of Senators during the Seanad debate on Gaza on 31st July, called upon Minster for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan to seek a recall of the Council of EU Foreign Ministers to ensure that the EU would take stronger action to put an end to the Israeli bombardment of Gaza and to prevent any further killing and injury of civilians.
Posted on July 31, 2014
SPEECH BY SENATOR IVANA BACIK Labour Seanad leader, Spokesperson on Justice Thursday 31st July 2014
Posted on July 31, 2014
Senator Ivana Bacik, speaking as leader of the Labour group of Senators, today welcomed the special sitting of the Seanad to debate the situations in Gaza and Ukraine.
Posted on July 25, 2014
BACIK CALLS FOR STRONGER ACTION TO STOP KILLINGS OF CIVILIANS IN GAZA
Labour Seanad leader, spokesperson on Justice, Friday 25th July 2014
Senator Ivana Bacik today called for stronger action to be taken by the Irish and other EU governments to bring about a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas; and in particular to stop the Israeli bombardment of Palestinian civilians in Gaza. Senator Bacik said:
Posted on July 24, 2014
Today I wrote to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Deputy Charles Flanagan to address the horrifying situation in Gaza. Last week in the Order of Business I took the opportunity to ask the Leader to invite Deputy Flanagan, to come to the House as soon as we return in September for a debate on the situation in the Middle East.
Posted on July 15, 2014
Order of Business (Tuesday, 15 July 2014)
I join Senator Darragh O'Brien in congratulating the new Ministers of State, although I understand they have not yet been formally appointed, and offering my commiseration to those who have lost office.