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#Racism

# racism - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes
# Race
# Race

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes

Feb 24th 2020, 9:05 AM 28,253 Views 46 Comments

An unpublished report has found that mixed-race children were routinely withheld for adoption and some children’s skin colour was listed as a “defect”.

# racism - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse

Jan 8th 2020, 7:44 PM 3,610 Views 5 Comments

The Rome club have been fined €20,000.

# racism - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Punishing teams with points deductions the only way to tackle racist abuse - West Ham star
# Extreme Measures
From The42
# Extreme Measures

Punishing teams with points deductions the only way to tackle racist abuse - West Ham star

Dec 25th 2019, 1:46 PM 6,596 Views 16 Comments

Michail Antonio insists that harsher punishments have to be introduced.

# racism - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Tottenham ban supporter for throwing cup at Kepa while racism investigation continues
# Crowd Trouble
From The42
# Crowd Trouble

Tottenham ban supporter for throwing cup at Kepa while racism investigation continues

Dec 24th 2019, 2:58 PM 4,629 Views 1 Comment

A supporter who threw a cup onto the pitch during Sunday’s Premier League game with Chelsea has been banned by Spurs.

# racism - Monday 23 December, 2019

Rudiger abuse probe 'inconclusive' as Spurs call in lip-readers to assess footage
# Nothing So Far
From The42
# Nothing So Far

Rudiger abuse probe 'inconclusive' as Spurs call in lip-readers to assess footage

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:41 PM 5,802 Views 13 Comments

The Germany international was allegedly targeted shortly after Son Heung-min had been sent off.

Lampard confirms Rudiger and Azpilicueta are taking up alleged racist incident with officials
# Kick It Out
From The42
# Kick It Out

Lampard confirms Rudiger and Azpilicueta are taking up alleged racist incident with officials

Dec 23rd 2019, 8:58 AM 3,375 Views 1 Comment

Antonio Rudiger alleges he was targeted with racist abuse during Sunday’s 2-0 win at Tottenham and it has been raised with officials.

# racism - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash

Dec 22nd 2019, 9:18 PM 41,709 Views 40 Comments

Antonio Rudiger was targeted by spectators during today’s Premier League match.

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,954 Views 68 Comments

He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.

# racism - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign

Dec 17th 2019, 11:18 PM 4,276 Views 3 Comments

Serie A has apologised after an anti-racism campaign it had fronted was focused around artwork involving primates.

Serie A clubs condemn league's controversial anti-racism campaign
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Serie A clubs condemn league's controversial anti-racism campaign

Dec 17th 2019, 12:26 PM 8,763 Views 14 Comments

Roma and AC Milan have both responded to the initiative via social media.

# racism - Monday 16 December, 2019

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

Dec 16th 2019, 7:35 PM 10,738 Views 15 Comments

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

# racism - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Man arrested after appearing to make racist gestures during Manchester derby
# Manchester Derby
# Manchester Derby

Man arrested after appearing to make racist gestures during Manchester derby

Dec 8th 2019, 2:55 PM 26,215 Views 45 Comments

Videos circulated on social media showed a man appearing to make monkey gestures.

# racism - Friday 6 December, 2019

Corriere dello Sport complains of 'lynching' in front-page defence of 'Black Friday' headline
# Double Down
From The42
# Double Down

Corriere dello Sport complains of 'lynching' in front-page defence of 'Black Friday' headline

Dec 6th 2019, 8:11 AM 4,804 Views 15 Comments

Roma and Milan banned Corriere dello Sport after Thursday’s headline but the newspaper’s editor said: “I don’t have to justify myself.”

# racism - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 5:44 PM 29,729 Views 65 Comments

Corriere dello Sport used the term in reference to tomorrow’s Serie A game between Inter Milan and Roma.

# racism - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism
# Plea
From The42
# Plea

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism

Dec 4th 2019, 9:10 PM 10,605 Views 23 Comments

The United States international won the women’s Ballon d’Or this week.

# racism - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland
# Diarmuid Martin
# Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland

Dec 1st 2019, 8:10 AM 17,962 Views 100 Comments

Dr Diarmuid Martin made his remarks during a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent.

# racism - Monday 25 November, 2019

Brescia president Cellino in hot water over 'black' Balotelli comment
# Race
From The42
# Race

Brescia president Cellino in hot water over 'black' Balotelli comment

Nov 25th 2019, 5:58 PM 7,752 Views 5 Comments

The Serie A club has released a statement insisting it was a joke that has been misunderstood.

# racism - Monday 18 November, 2019

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Nov 18th 2019, 3:33 PM 36,717 Views 85 Comments

Zainab Boladale said she has been dealing with much of the abuse since 2017.

# racism - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Sweden striker racially abused during Euro qualifier in Romania
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Sweden striker racially abused during Euro qualifier in Romania

Nov 16th 2019, 10:42 AM 6,733 Views 9 Comments

Sweden’s 2-0 win was temporarily halted by the referee last night.

# racism - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Noel Grealish accused of 'disgraceful racism' in Dáil after raising questions about money being sent to Nigeria
# Dáil Row
# Dáil Row

Noel Grealish accused of 'disgraceful racism' in Dáil after raising questions about money being sent to Nigeria

Nov 12th 2019, 3:48 PM 57,247 Views 210 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that Irish people had ‘for centuries’ sent money back to Ireland.

# racism - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Labour Party leader says 'new toxic racism' has entered Irish politics
# Racism
# Racism

Labour Party leader says 'new toxic racism' has entered Irish politics

Nov 10th 2019, 8:55 AM 26,222 Views 94 Comments

Howlin made the comments during a speech at the party’s annual conference in Mullingar.

# racism - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Taoiseach says racist 'scaremongering' in communities needs to be called out
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Taoiseach says racist 'scaremongering' in communities needs to be called out

Nov 6th 2019, 1:22 PM 16,533 Views 106 Comments

Defending Direct provision, he said it ‘is an imperfect system, but not an inhumane one’.

# racism - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Ancelotti lauds Balotelli's response to racist abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Ancelotti lauds Balotelli's response to racist abuse

Nov 5th 2019, 8:50 AM 5,437 Views 0 Comments

Mario Balotelli’s response to racist abuse is further proof that football is on the right track to combat the issue, says Carlo Ancelotti.

# racism - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Shame on you in front of your families' - Mario Balotelli slams racist abuse deniers
# Angry
From The42
# Angry

'Shame on you in front of your families' - Mario Balotelli slams racist abuse deniers

Nov 3rd 2019, 11:57 PM 7,236 Views 5 Comments

The Brescia forward almost walked off the pitch before being convinced to finish the game, and scoring a stunning goal

# racism - Monday 28 October, 2019

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
# Afd
# Afd

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Oct 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,428 Views 29 Comments

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

# racism - Friday 25 October, 2019

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
# Former Tory
# Former Tory

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,714 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

# racism - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech
# Racism
# Racism

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 1:12 PM 17,181 Views 64 Comments

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

# racism - Monday 14 October, 2019

England match halted as Bulgaria fans warned for racist behaviour
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

England match halted as Bulgaria fans warned for racist behaviour

Oct 14th 2019, 8:40 PM 14,391 Views 22 Comments

The Three Lions’ Euro qualifier was stopped twice after abuse was registered from the stands.

# racism - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí
# Racism
# Racism

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí

Oct 9th 2019, 1:11 PM 22,850 Views 104 Comments

The Garda Commissioner said gardaí want to encourage victims to report these incidents to them.

Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family
# Racism
# Racism

Twitter defends response to 'absolutely abhorrent' abuse directed at Ryan family

Oct 9th 2019, 12:45 PM 45,611 Views 14 Comments

TD Jack Chambers described their response to the situation as “weak”.

# racism - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'I am not going to stay in country where this is allowed': Couple from supermarket ad leave Ireland after online abuse
# Late Late
# Late Late

'I am not going to stay in country where this is allowed': Couple from supermarket ad leave Ireland after online abuse

Oct 5th 2019, 11:30 AM 282,279 Views 124 Comments

A death threat was made against the couple after speaking out last week.

# racism - Friday 4 October, 2019

An underage Irish sportswoman was racially abused and punched on a bus last year
# Courts
# Courts

An underage Irish sportswoman was racially abused and punched on a bus last year

Oct 4th 2019, 4:44 PM 22,243 Views 6 Comments

The assault occurred on 3 October 2018.

# racism - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a racist incident on public transport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a racist incident on public transport?

Oct 3rd 2019, 9:28 AM 23,005 Views 139 Comments

Members of the public complained to the NTA that its anti-racism campaign was “anti-white”.

'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign
# FOI
# FOI

'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 59,698 Views 261 Comments

In August, the NTA launched a week-long public campaign to highlight experiences of racism.

# racism - Friday 27 September, 2019

Couple from supermarket ad campaign 'considering leaving Ireland' after online abuse
# Lidl
# Lidl

Couple from supermarket ad campaign 'considering leaving Ireland' after online abuse

Sep 27th 2019, 2:24 PM 214,488 Views 0 Comments

They have called for more robust hate-crime legislation to be introduced.

# racism - Friday 20 September, 2019

Inter boss Conte despairs of Italian football's worsening 'hate' culture
# Toxic
From The42
# Toxic

Inter boss Conte despairs of Italian football's worsening 'hate' culture

Sep 20th 2019, 9:16 PM 4,961 Views 4 Comments

‘I came back after three years and found everything worse,’ the former Chelsea manager said.

# racism - Thursday 19 September, 2019

New video emerges of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup
# Canadian Pm
# Canadian Pm

New video emerges of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup

Updated Sep 19th 2019, 5:12 PM 91,218 Views 160 Comments

The controversy has come as a blow to the Canadian prime minister’s re-election campaign ahead of next month’s election.

Ex-England striker Peter Beardsley guilty of racial abuse and suspended for 32 weeks
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Ex-England striker Peter Beardsley guilty of racial abuse and suspended for 32 weeks

Sep 19th 2019, 3:30 PM 26,797 Views 31 Comments

The 58-year-old was found guilty on three counts of racist language towards Newcastle U23 players.

# racism - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Cagliari avoid punishment for Lukaku racist abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Cagliari avoid punishment for Lukaku racist abuse

Sep 17th 2019, 8:21 PM 3,764 Views 2 Comments

The club have vowed to ban the supporters responsible.

# racism - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video went viral to plead guilty
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video went viral to plead guilty

Sep 11th 2019, 4:49 PM 21,624 Views 0 Comments

Clive Mason appeared before Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.