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New Zealanders hand in 50,000 guns after assault weapon ban

New Zealand authorities have said their country will be a safer place after owners handed in more than 50,000 guns during a buyback programme following a ban on assault weapons.


REVEALED: Far-left group investigated in connection to the murder of Lyra McKee attended NGO event

It has emerged that prominent members of Saoradh, a far-left group that police say is the political wing of the New IRA, yesterday attended the “Rally for Peace on Earth – Against the Politics of Hatred” event, which was organised and supported by some of Ireland’s largest NGOs.


ILGA-Europe Welcome European Parliament Resolution Tackling the Rise in Hate against the LGBTI Community

A resolution adopted by the European Parliament today makes a strong call for an EU LGBTI strategy to counter the rise of official hate-speech and its consequences across the European Union.


Man jailed for rape of victim he found lying unconscious on Dublin street

Brahim Maddi (36) pleaded guilty to sexual assault on man who had been out drinking in city centre


More than a quarter of UK homelessness deaths happened in NI, figures show

The Human Rights Commission said Stormont’s near three-year absence had taken its toll on human rights.


Sweden Accused of Manipulating Crime Statistics for Ideological Reasons

According to a report by Linköping University, personnel from Sweden's leading body for crime statistics were summoned to the Justice Ministry to “correct” their reports.


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