Peadar King is a journalist and documentary film maker and is well known as the producer of the documentary series for RTE "What in the World". His latest book published recently by Liffey Press, War, Suffering and the Struggle for Human Rights is a powerful indictment of war and chronicles human rights abuses in times … Continue reading And the World Turns Away!
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is pleased to announce that Fergal Keane has agreed to speak to the topic “Human Rights in a Divided World”. Fergal Keane (Photo: Limerick Leader) He will appear on Sunday evening 31st July at the Maldron Hotel at 7.30pm. Born in London, his mother Maura Hassett wasfrom Cork city and … Continue reading Human Rights in a Divided World.
Dr. Margaret O'Keeffe Under the subtitle “Renewing Our Faith in (Strong) Democracy – Lessons from the Water Protests!” Dr. Margaret O’Keeffe will speak on this very topical issue at the Maldron Hotel, on Friday, 31st July at 2pm. Dr. O’Keeffe, who lectures in Community Development at the Department of Social Studies, Cork Institute of Technology … Continue reading Water – a Human Right
Among the many issues which Mother Jones championed was the protection of workers and ensuring that miners and factory workers worked in safe and decent working conditions. In spite of the passing of a century, tens of millions of workers are still denied basic human rights. None more so than the modern day slavery which … Continue reading Qatar – a World Cup graveyard?