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# immigrant-council - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

23 trafficking victims who came from abroad helped by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year

That’s according to the Council’s impact report for 2018, which has been published today.

# immigrant-council - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

# immigrant-council - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Racist graffiti sprayed on building opposite Immigrant Council of Ireland

The Immigrant Coucil said vandalising a building site at the height of storm Frank shows the mentality of those behind the act.

# immigrant-council - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Are we about to see an influx of pimps to Ireland?

Our nearest neighbour is cracking down on sex buyers.

# immigrant-council - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Here are our 10 most commented on articles in 2014

From Joan Burton to Garth Brooks, here’s what got you all talking this year.

# immigrant-council - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking Tinder

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Have you swiped on this profile?

# immigrant-council - Friday 18 April, 2014

Children were the victims in a quarter of all 2014 racist incidents reported so far

67 incidents have been reported since the start of the year. Almost a third happened either at work or in school or college.

# immigrant-council - Sunday 2 March, 2014

44 cases of racism and discrimination were reported in the first two months of the year

Over half of the reports have been classed as ‘serious criminal offences’.

# immigrant-council - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The42 Immigrant Council highlight GAA's stance on racism as 'an example to all' GAA

Immigrant Council highlight GAA's stance on racism as 'an example to all'

Today’s GAA Congress at Croke Park saw 95.5% of delegates vote to make racism offences a red card one.

# immigrant-council - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Racist graffiti painted opposite Immigrant Council offices

The graffiti was painted overnight and was removed shortly after a complaint was made.

# immigrant-council - Monday 27 January, 2014

Man granted residency after 37 years living in Ireland

Ali Haddad will no longer “fear every knock on the door”.

# immigrant-council - Monday 13 January, 2014

Concerns raised over difference in number of racist incidents recorded by Gardaí and PSNI

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has repeated their call for an independent system of reporting.

Poll: If you were subject to or witness to a racist incident would you report it? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: If you were subject to or witness to a racist incident would you report it?

In 2009, 1038 racist incidents were recorded by the PSNI, compared to 128 by Gardaí.

# immigrant-council - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Racist incidents up by 85 per cent in 2013 --- Immigrant Council

142 incidents have been reported to the organisation since January, compared to 77 in the same period last year.

# immigrant-council - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the health budget, racial profiling and murder arrests.

# immigrant-council - Monday 14 October, 2013

Immigrant Council call for clear procedures for stateless people in Europe

There are 600,000 stateless people across Europe.

# immigrant-council - Friday 27 September, 2013

45 people, including 23 children, were trafficked into Ireland last year

In 39 cases, those trafficked were subject to sexual exploitation.

# immigrant-council - Thursday 20 June, 2013

23 children sold for sex and labour in Ireland last year

Out of the 48 victims identified during 2012, 23 were children and 19 were being abused in the ‘commercial sex’ trade.

# immigrant-council - Monday 29 April, 2013

5 'serious incidents' of racism a week in Ireland

On public transport, in offices, on the street and in neighbourhoods: The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the reported incidents of racism has grown significantly.

# immigrant-council - Monday 8 April, 2013

Campaign against sex-trafficking targets potential punters

‘Real Men Don’t Buy Girls’ is the message of the major social media programme.

# immigrant-council - Friday 22 June, 2012

Sex trade consultation process welcomed by Immigrant Council

Justice minister Alan Shatter has announced details of a major new document which looks at whether prostitution laws should be changed.

# immigrant-council - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Cross-border crackdown on 'sleazy' brothels welcomed

But the Immigrant Council of Ireland has warned that a legal loophole remains.

# immigrant-council - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

RTÉ praised for 'hard hitting' programme on prostitution

Profiting from Prostitution revealed that about 700 women are currently selling sex in Ireland and their pimps are taking in massive profits as a result.