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Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was quoted by TRT World on Israel's deportation of French-Palestinian human rights defender and lawyer Salah Hammouri to France. Weighing in on the matter, special rapporteur on the…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was recently interviewed by Sky News Australia on the Australian government's efforts to repatriate Syrian families. Opponents of the effort cite security concerns over bringing individuals with…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was recently mentioned in The Financial Express on the calls for the Egyptian government to release its restrictions on participation in civil society. Amongst a wave of arrests, NGO asset…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was quoted in an article in TRT World about France's recent closure of mosques under the auspices of fighting Islamic separatism. France closed up to 23 mosques under its controversial anti-…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was recently quoted by The Guardian on the Australian government's preparations for dozens of rescue missions to rescue Australian women and children trapped in Syrian detention camps. The…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin delivered the keynote address at the United Nations Global Congress of Victims of Terrorism.

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was recently cited in an article by the Sakshi Post covering the UN's response to the Mumbai terrorist attack. Last month, as UN Special Rapporteur, Professor Ní Aoláin urged governments to use a…

In a statement issued by the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights, Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin urged governments to adopt a human rights-based approach to victims of terrorism by positively and consistently…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was recently interviewed on an episode of The Guardian's podcast series, Today in Focus. The episode focused on a Syrian prison that is currently holding hundreds of children who…

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin was quoted by KMSP News in a recent piece on the challenges faced by Afghan refugees living in Minnesota. August 15th, 2022 marks the one year anniversary of the Kabul falling to the Taliban.…

Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin has written an article in Foreign Affairs on "The Child Victims of ISIS: Repatriating the Residents of Syria’s Detention Camps." She describes the dire situation that children are facing in these…