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# roma-community - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Health officials confirm 62 cases in Direct Provision centres
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Health officials confirm 62 cases in Direct Provision centres

Apr 30th 2020, 7:15 PM 26,375 Views 17 Comments

There are nine clusters at Direct Provision centres across the country.

# roma-community - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'It's a vicious cycle': One in three Roma people in EU states are victims of harassment
# Report
# Report

'It's a vicious cycle': One in three Roma people in EU states are victims of harassment

Apr 8th 2018, 6:30 AM 17,092 Views 45 Comments

The report also found that 80% of Roma people living in the EU are at risk of poverty.

# roma-community - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage'
# Poverty
# Poverty

Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage'

Jan 18th 2018, 5:32 PM 27,438 Views 37 Comments

Over 80% of respondents in new research reported discrimination in the street or in a public place.

# roma-community - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'Lack of humanity' after Roma baby refused burial in France
# Racism
# Racism

'Lack of humanity' after Roma baby refused burial in France

Jan 7th 2015, 7:15 AM 13,205 Views 46 Comments

The two-month-old baby died the day after Christmas from sudden infant death syndrome and the local town refused the family a burial plot because they don’t pay taxes.

# roma-community - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Intimidation of Roma people in Waterford "effectively a lynch mob"- Minister
# Racism
# Racism

Intimidation of Roma people in Waterford "effectively a lynch mob"- Minister

Oct 28th 2014, 11:10 PM 51,807 Views 246 Comments

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford.

# roma-community - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Gardaí urge victims of racism and hate crimes to speak to them
# Talk To Us
# Talk To Us

Gardaí urge victims of racism and hate crimes to speak to them

Aug 2nd 2014, 7:45 AM 4,800 Views 71 Comments

A report yesterday harshly criticised gardaí for their response to racism but the organisation said it does have systems in place and is working to improve.

# roma-community - Monday 14 July, 2014

UN told symphysiotomy patients were 'operated upon wide awake and often screaming'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN told symphysiotomy patients were 'operated upon wide awake and often screaming'

Jul 14th 2014, 10:50 PM 22,472 Views 25 Comments

The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.

# roma-community - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?
# Reaction
# Reaction

'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?

Jul 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 7,050 Views 0 Comments

The report into the removal of two Roma children from their families last year has been described as “shocking”.

Children's Ombudsman to release report into removal of Roma children from families
# Roma Community
# Roma Community

Children's Ombudsman to release report into removal of Roma children from families

Jul 1st 2014, 7:11 AM 3,602 Views 27 Comments

Two children were taken from their families in October of last year.

# roma-community - Thursday 10 April, 2014

State is failing to protect vulnerable Roma children, says Pavee Point
# Daily Struggle
# Daily Struggle

State is failing to protect vulnerable Roma children, says Pavee Point

Apr 10th 2014, 9:27 AM 8,843 Views 119 Comments

A new report says that last year’s removal by gardaí and the HSE of two children from their family has stopped mothers from getting their children vaccinated.

# roma-community - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars
# Roma Community
# Roma Community

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:03 AM 19,467 Views 17 Comments

The column claimed Roma beggars “look on this country as a giant stupid cow to be milked whenever they see fit”.

# roma-community - Sunday 27 October, 2013

# roma-community - Friday 25 October, 2013

DNA test confirms Bulgarian couple are parents of 'Maria'
# Greece
# Greece

DNA test confirms Bulgarian couple are parents of 'Maria'

Oct 25th 2013, 3:07 PM 47,991 Views 142 Comments

The mother of the young girl has said she left her with a Roma couple in Greece because she was too poor to care for her.

Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in 'Maria' case
# Blonde Angel
# Blonde Angel

Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in 'Maria' case

Oct 25th 2013, 7:49 AM 11,793 Views 25 Comments

The woman has been tested for a match with the child found in Greece and served with preliminary charges of child selling.

# roma-community - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Roma child incidents result of 'pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism'
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Roma child incidents result of 'pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism'

Oct 24th 2013, 5:35 PM 16,854 Views 224 Comments

Opposition TDs called for an independent inquiry into the two incidents this week.

# roma-community - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Tallaght Roma girl's family victims of racist attacks
# Racism
# Racism

Tallaght Roma girl's family victims of racist attacks

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:45 PM 31,579 Views 99 Comments

The windows at the front of the family’s home have had to be fortified because of people in the area throwing bricks at the house.

Child removed, then returned to Roma family in Athlone
# Athlone
# Athlone

Child removed, then returned to Roma family in Athlone

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:15 PM 57,503 Views 48 Comments

It’s the second such case this week, after a 7-year-old girl was taken from a family in Tallaght on Monday.

# roma-community - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Discovery of girl in Greek Roma camp gives hope to missing boy's family
# Missing
# Missing

Discovery of girl in Greek Roma camp gives hope to missing boy's family

Oct 19th 2013, 2:45 PM 45,636 Views 95 Comments

Ben Needham went missing in 1991 on the Greek island of Kos and links were previously made to the Roma community in the area he disappeared from.