UN Human Rights Committee tells Ireland to stop breaching the human rights of atheists and minority faiths
Irish government again defers to the “institutionalised belief system” that pervades Irish schools.
Irish Government again evades UN questions on oaths, blasphemy and religious discrimination in Irish schools
Majority votes cannot deny human rights: UN questions to Ireland reflect Atheist Ireland briefing in Geneva
Article 18 (Freedom of Conscience) protects theistic, non-theistic and atheistic beliefs, as well as the right not to profess any religion of belief.
Irish Human Rights Commission recommends change to the Education Act 1998 to protect the rights of minorities.
Atheist Ireland to brief UN Human Rights Committee about Ireland’s failure to protect rights of Atheists and Secularists
Why religious education must be neutral and objective, and how the Irish State is ignoring our human rights
How Ireland must comply with its civil rights obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Home schooling is not a valid option to release the state from its human rights obligations.