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# roma - Friday 8 August, 2014

Opinion: Remembering a genocide the world is determined to ignore
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Remembering a genocide the world is determined to ignore

Aug 8th 2014, 1:07 PM 947 Views 98 Comments

Thousands of Roma met their fate in the Auschwitz-Birkenau gas chambers, died in medical experiments or starved to death. Others were displaced or sterilised.

# roma - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Old enemies Seydou Keita and Pepe clash again during Real Madrid/Roma friendly
# Schemozzle
From The42
# Schemozzle

Old enemies Seydou Keita and Pepe clash again during Real Madrid/Roma friendly

Jul 30th 2014, 3:19 PM 7,614 Views 12 Comments

Former Barcelona midfielder throws a water bottle at the defender before a ball is even kicked.

# roma - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Miralem Pjanic scored from inside his own half against Man United last night
# Long Range
From The42
# Long Range

Miralem Pjanic scored from inside his own half against Man United last night

Jul 27th 2014, 9:09 AM 10,588 Views 8 Comments

The 24-year-old lofted a remarkable effort over ‘keeper Ben Amos.

# roma - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ashley Cole: 'English players are afraid to play abroad'
# When In Rome
From The42
# When In Rome

Ashley Cole: 'English players are afraid to play abroad'

Jul 15th 2014, 6:30 PM 5,877 Views 17 Comments

The ex-Arsenal and Chelsea man was speaking at his official unveiling as a Roma player.

# roma - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Opinion: Prejudice and hysteria caused two Roma children to be taken from their families
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Opinion: Prejudice and hysteria caused two Roma children to be taken from their families

Jul 3rd 2014, 2:01 PM 383 Views 95 Comments

I have no doubt Garda and HSE staff acted in what they believed to be the best interests of those two children, but there were clear elements of ethnic profiling involved.

# roma - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

"Ethnic profiling" a factor in removal of Roma children, report finds
# Taken
# Taken

"Ethnic profiling" a factor in removal of Roma children, report finds

Jul 1st 2014, 11:15 PM 13,112 Views 7 Comments

The Taoiseach, Minister for Justice and the interim Garda Commissioner have all apologised for what happened in the cases in Athlone and Tallaght.

'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 7,013 Views 0 Comments

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

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child T in Tallaght
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child T in Tallaght

Jul 1st 2014, 8:15 PM 15,243 Views 124 Comments

A Facebook message sparked a chain of events where a Roma child with blonde hair was removed from her family in Tallaght.

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child A in Athlone
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child A in Athlone

Jul 1st 2014, 8:15 PM 9,891 Views 8 Comments

After being taken in foster care, the child was heard screaming for his parents at 4am.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jul 1st 2014, 4:54 PM 6,910 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Taoiseach accused of 'insulting' morbidly obese people
# St Vincent's
# St Vincent's

Taoiseach accused of 'insulting' morbidly obese people

Jul 1st 2014, 4:08 PM 18,210 Views 109 Comments

Kenny faced questions from the opposition benches over a decision to suspend gastric band operations at a hospital.

Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months
# Local Authorities
# Local Authorities

Asbestos dumped on halting site was not removed for over four months

Jul 1st 2014, 2:01 PM 13,565 Views 124 Comments

The National Traveller Partnership has said that Local Authorities have a “poor track record” in helping Travellers and should not be in charge of their finances.

Family still don't know where Roma boy (2) was kept overnight by HSE
# Apology
# Apology

Family still don't know where Roma boy (2) was kept overnight by HSE

Jul 1st 2014, 9:06 AM 9,625 Views 66 Comments

The family of the young boy are suing the State for breach of constitutional rights.

# roma - Monday 16 June, 2014

From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?
# There Are Loads
# There Are Loads

From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?

Jun 16th 2014, 10:11 PM 7,740 Views 97 Comments

And we have to address them all before a United Nations committee next month.

# roma - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Hilarious Facebook account set up in response to racist 'Waterford Against Roma' page
# Parody
From The Daily Edge
# Parody

Hilarious Facebook account set up in response to racist 'Waterford Against Roma' page

Jun 8th 2014, 2:52 PM 7,781 Views 1 Comment

‘Waterford Against Roma’ is now ‘Waterford Against Romans’.

# roma - Monday 12 May, 2014

'Mister and Miss Gypsy' contests aim to empower neglected minority
# Spain
# Spain

'Mister and Miss Gypsy' contests aim to empower neglected minority

May 12th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,179 Views 27 Comments

Dozens of teenagers have been auditioning for the finals of the contest in a Madrid hotel.

# roma - Friday 2 May, 2014

Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country
# ADC Memorial
# ADC Memorial

Opinion: We fought the law but the law won – labelled 'foreign agents' in our own country

May 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 42 Views 31 Comments

Our group uncovered ethnic profiling by police and discrimination against minority groups in Russia. So Putin’s “foreign agent” law was applied to take us down.

Shatter: Gardaí don't collect data on people based on race or because they're travellers
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Shatter: Gardaí don't collect data on people based on race or because they're travellers

May 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 8,154 Views 30 Comments

Though gardaí are often under pressure to make quick decisions, Shatter said any kind of discriminatory profiling is totally unacceptable.

# roma - 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 8,827 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 - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter
# Children's Ombudsman
# Children's Ombudsman

Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:17 PM 14,348 Views 56 Comments

The removal of the two children from their families in Dublin and Athlone last October led to strong criticism of the HSE and Gardaí.

# roma - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics
# Human Dignity
# Human Dignity

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics

Feb 13th 2014, 12:55 PM 32 Views 71 Comments

The abuse of minorities and their defenders in Russia affects gay people but also Roma, immigrant workers and other ethnic communities. Let’s not forget about them, writes Stefania Kulaeva.

# roma - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Serie A: Slick Juve too good for Roma
# Italy
From The42
# Italy

Serie A: Slick Juve too good for Roma

Jan 5th 2014, 11:30 PM 3,711 Views 5 Comments

The side from the capital were reduced to nine men as the champions opened up an eight-point gap at the summit.

# roma - Monday 16 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 16th 2013, 11:22 PM 17,688 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Stephanie Meehan of Priory Hall, murder charge in Mayo, and the Roma child removed from her family in Tallaght.

Gardaí had previous child protection concerns over family of Roma girl placed in care
# Roma
# Roma

Gardaí had previous child protection concerns over family of Roma girl placed in care

Dec 16th 2013, 11:20 PM 19,660 Views 0 Comments

The lead garda said however that he himself did not speak to the woman who initially raised concerns about the girl.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Dec 16th 2013, 4:58 PM 6,614 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Child care applications up 15 per cent in 2012, wide variations between towns
# FLAC
# FLAC

Child care applications up 15 per cent in 2012, wide variations between towns

Dec 16th 2013, 4:00 PM 7,197 Views 9 Comments

The figures are contained in the latest volume of the Child Care Law Reporting Project, which also details several high-profile cases.

# roma - Thursday 12 December, 2013

In #BOD and #vinb we trust: Ireland on Twitter in 2013
# Trending
# Trending

In #BOD and #vinb we trust: Ireland on Twitter in 2013

Dec 12th 2013, 5:01 AM 9,984 Views 13 Comments

The Irish tweeted about everything from lapgate to Anglotapes, Seamus Heaney to the Late Late (among other things).

# roma - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate"
# Martin Callinan
# Martin Callinan

Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate"

Nov 13th 2013, 3:16 PM 6,796 Views 43 Comments

It was reported at the weekend that local social workers were left out of the loop when gardaí removed a two-year-old Roma boy from his family.

# roma - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 10th 2013, 7:52 PM 18,528 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a stabbing in Limerick, Remembrance Day and devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan.

Breakdown of communication led to Roma boy being removed from family
# Athlone
# Athlone

Breakdown of communication led to Roma boy being removed from family

Nov 10th 2013, 12:06 PM 13,320 Views 86 Comments

The wrongful removal of a two-year-old boy has been blamed on a lack of communication between agencies.

# roma - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ministers receive gardaí and HSE reports on Roma children
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Ministers receive gardaí and HSE reports on Roma children

Nov 8th 2013, 6:20 PM 5,273 Views 30 Comments

The two reports come a fortnight after the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone after authorities were informed that they were not their children.

# roma - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Swedish political party seeks to ban foreigners from begging
# Begging
# Begging

Swedish political party seeks to ban foreigners from begging

Nov 6th 2013, 8:40 PM 11,673 Views 106 Comments

The far-right Sweden Democrats party said the main reason beggars go to Sweden is to beg in a “professional manner”.

# roma - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Maria's Bulgarian mother denies selling her daughter
# Interview
# Interview

Maria's Bulgarian mother denies selling her daughter

Oct 27th 2013, 4:42 PM 19,339 Views 17 Comments

Sasha Ruseva makes first public appearance since DNA tests proved she is biological mother of girl taken from foster parents in Greece.

# roma - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Phil Prendergast: As a mother, I felt physically sick over Roma children mistakes
# Opinion
# Opinion

Phil Prendergast: As a mother, I felt physically sick over Roma children mistakes

Oct 26th 2013, 4:30 PM 59 Views 124 Comments

“Of course this is unlikely to happen to an Irish family – we are not subjected to the odious stereotypes that the Roma community are forced to endure,” writes the MEP for Ireland South.

Children's Ombudsman has "trust of the public" needed for Roma cases probe
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Children's Ombudsman has "trust of the public" needed for Roma cases probe

Oct 26th 2013, 3:19 PM 4,457 Views 33 Comments

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald explains why Emily Logan has been given power to compel gardai to speak to her.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Oct 26th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,407 Views 13 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Prince George, peat briquettes and David Norris: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Prince George, peat briquettes and David Norris: The week in numbers

Oct 26th 2013, 10:00 AM 8,588 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How much money has the HSE spent so far this year?

# roma - Friday 25 October, 2013

Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE

Oct 25th 2013, 6:44 PM 7,271 Views 69 Comments

It follows the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone on Monday and Tuesday of this week after authorities were informed that they were not their children.

Column: Ireland’s child protection policy seems guided by medieval fairy tales
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s child protection policy seems guided by medieval fairy tales

Oct 25th 2013, 1:04 PM 54 Views 137 Comments

What we’ve seen happen to Roma families in Ireland this is week is something we all would like to think disappeared centuries ago – a witch-hunt.

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 11,728 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.