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Precious Life sharply critical of “Derry Girls” actresses’ abortion message

“Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws protect women and babies from the tragedy, pain and violence of abortion.”

2019.02.24.

Religious leaders concerned by ECJ ruling on religious symbols

“In a multicultural global society we are bound to have differences of appearance and dress and rather than creating a homogeneous look, it would be more beneficial if we created laws to co-exist.”

2017.03.21.

Philippine bishops assail Duterte’s “reign of terror”

“To keep silent in the face of evil is to be an accomplice” bishops warn as death toll passes 7,000 killings in just seven months.

2017.02.07.

Precious Life slams Amnesty abortion poll

Bernadette Smyth, director of Precious Life, says Amnesty is “claiming to be a ‘human rights group’ while campaigning for the legalised destruction of unborn children.”

2016.10.19.

Primate “taken aback” by victims’ claim he fobbed them off

“I have always maintained that the Catholic Church must fully accept its responsibilities to those who have suffered abuse."

2016.09.29.

Citizens’ convention is a smokescreen: Bishop Doran

"Any government which seeks to legalise the taking of innocent human life betrays its sacred trust and is guilty of a crime against humanity.”

2016.07.22.

RTE must ‘rein in’ Ray D’Arcy warns PLC

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upholds another complaint of media bias by The Ray D’Arcy Show in its treatment of the issue of abortion.

2016.05.26.

RTE acknowledges bias on abortion interview

"Other views on Ireland's approach to abortion ... were not provided to listeners.”

2016.01.09.

Criticism of doctors’ support for Amnesty letter

Life Institute unimpressed that letter promoting abortion contains 838 signatures from doctors in 44 countries which averages less than 20 medics per country.

2015.11.21.

Govt urged to do more for those in prostitution

President of RENATE and spokeswoman for Act to Prevent Trafficking (APT) jointly criticise Amnesty International’s stance on prostitution.

2015.11.13.

Ruhama opposes Amnesty’s ‘sex workers’ proposal

"This policy fails on many levels to recognise the violence, coercion, poverty and other vulnerabilities that draw so many vulnerable women and girls into the sex trade.”

2015.08.06.

PLC question credibility of Amnesty abortion report

Amnesty International’s close links to the pro choice Women on Web organisation raises "very serious questions about Amnesty’s professional judgement".

2015.07.09.

Rally for Life will urge supporters: ‘Abandon Amnesty’

“People are appalled at Amnesty’s stance, especially those who previously supported the organisation” - Niamh Ui Bhriain of the Rally for Life Committee.

2015.07.03.

Challenge Amnesty’s double standards on abortion

Amnesty International's decision to become abortion campaigners has damaged the founding mission of the organisation claims Life Institute.

2015.06.13.

Women and girls rescued from Boko Haram

The Nigerian army has found graves containing hundreds of decomposing bodies including those of women and children in Damasak, Borno State.

2015.05.04.

Kidnapped schoolgirls remembered in Nigeria

“Not only have the girls not been released but nothing is known about their fate" - Mgr Kaigama.

2015.04.16.

PLC raps Amnesty over abortion law criticism

"Amnesty International was once an organisation that you could depend on to defend human rights."

2015.02.26.

Court rejects Asia Bibi’s appeal: upholds death sentence

"Justice is increasingly in the hands of the extremists" Pakistani lawyer warns.

2014.10.17.

Amnesty finds evidence of ethnic cleansing in Iraq

Report warns Assyrian Christians, Yazidis, Turkmen and Shabaks 'risk being wiped out'.

2014.09.03.

Government urged to place people’s rights at the heart of decision making

Put people, not economies first, say Amnesty, SVP and Social Justice Ireland.

2014.06.03.
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