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Access to Justice

Reckless US funding cuts putting Palestinian lives at risk

The US administration has decided to cut aid to Palestinians. This includes $200m to charities that provide medical care...

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Trócaire’s inaugural Romero International Award presented to Sr Bridget Tighe

Launched last October, the award commemorates the inspiring work of Blessed Oscar Romero, the late Archbishop of San Sal...

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Ireland

Ireland on the road to making history by backing human rights in Palestine

Seanad Éireann has voted on the Occupied Territories (Settlement Goods) Bill today, Wednesday 11th July. This Bill...

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Guatemala

John McColgan launches photography book in aid of Trócaire

John visited both countries in his role as Trócaire Ambassador. Best known for his work with Riverdance and Tyrone Prod...

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Access to Justice

How do we keep hope alive in Gaza?

Tension and violence is mounting in Israel and Palestine. The US has made the controversial move to relocate its Israel ...

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Upcoming book launch to highlight Israel-Palestine

Donald Trump’s decision to name Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city is worrying for anybody who wants to see a negoti...

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Palestine & Israel

Gaza killings: A tragic inevitability

Eighteen people were killed in Gaza last Friday. A further 1,000 were injured, including 250 women and children. For peo...

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Access to Justice

Trócaire supporting settlement goods ban bill

Palestinians do not have to imagine this sort of horror. This is the reality of the military occupation people in the We...

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Palestine & Israel

New exhibition of expressive art by Syrian and Palestinian refugee women

Home to an estimated 40,000 refugees, Shatila refugee camp occupies a small one square kilometre site just outside Beiru...

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Access to Justice

How Ireland can respond to Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Church leaders speak out The move has been rightly denounced by governments around the world, including both the Irish a...

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Humanitarian

Representative of Trócaire partner Gisha visits Ireland to highlight plight of Gazans

Following a year of dramatic political shifts around the globe, Palestinians and Israelis are marking 50 years of occupa...

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Access to Justice

Protecting the right to freedom of movement for Gaza’s residents

Tania Hary, Director of Israeli Human Rights organisation Gisha talks about Gaza’s energy crisis Israeli Human Rig...

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Palestine & Israel

Breakfast Republic goes to Palestine

Breakfast Republic duo Keith Walsh and Bernard O’Shea travelled to Palestine and Israel with Trócaire last weekend to...

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Access to Justice

Bethlehem: The Capital of Christmas

The Separation Wall in Bethlehem cuts the city’s residents off from their agricultural land, while illegal Is...

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‘A serene madness’: Daily life in Gaza

Trócaire’s Eoghan Rice writes about his visit to Gaza with John McColgan earlier this year. John’s new exhi...

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Gaza: Reconstruction slow in highly pressurised environment

A Trócaire programme officer reports on a recent trip to Gaza where she met with partner organisations and pr...

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Access to Justice

We must speak the truth to achieve justice in Israel and Palestine

Trócaire’s Séan Farrell in the village of Susiya, where Palestinian families live under the threat of displaceme...

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New settlement labelling guidelines a boost for human rights

Keep a close eye on the labels on products in your local supermarket over the coming months. A small but significant shi...

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Access to Justice

We welcome EU Labelling Guidelines for Israeli Settlement Products

Arabiya Shawamreh, Anata, West Bank, 2012. Photo: Alan Whelan. Trócaire has welcomed the EU guidelines released th...

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‘Life is a nightmare’ – Gaza human rights lawyer speaks out

He has been jailed and tortured, lived through wars and spent over 30 years documenting human rights abuses, so when Raj...

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Gaza: Not a single home has been rebuilt

One year ago, the Gaza strip was ravaged by an Israeli military operation (‘Protective Edge’) that lasted 50 da...

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