Victims of illegal adoptions in Ireland demand liability

Thousands of single mothers and their children were forcibly separated in Ireland during the 20th century. The mothers were confined in centers managed by various religious orders; the abducted babies were directed to a fraudulent adoption system.

Northern Ireland debates its historical memory

Civil society initiatives work to remember the more than 3,500 fatalities left by the ‘troubles’. The memory of what happened is an attempt to prevent violence from returning after more than twenty years of peace.