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# Roma children

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Garda in Roma children case released without charge
The NUJ said there were “many unusual aspects’” to the arrest.
Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan
She also called for an independent audit of 700 cases where children were removed from their families by gardaí.
Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response
It also took two hours for the incident to be assigned to a garda.
"Ethnic profiling" a factor in removal of Roma children, report finds
The Taoiseach, Minister for Justice and the interim Garda Commissioner have all apologised for what happened in the cases in Athlone and Tallaght.
Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again
The little girl had blonde hair and blue eyes, different to her parents and siblings.
'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?
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
A Facebook message sparked a chain of events where a Roma child with blonde hair was removed from her family in Tallaght.
Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter
The removal of the two children from their families in Dublin and Athlone last October led to strong criticism of the HSE and Gardaí.
Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate"
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.
Ministers receive gardaí and HSE reports on Roma children
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.
Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE
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
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.
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about an inquiry into the Roma child cases, cheap alcohol and re-opening the Madeleine McCann case.
HSE child services chief to meet with Garda Commissioner on Roma cases
Gordon Jeyes will head up the HSE report on the two cases in Tallaght and Athlone, with the findings of the review to be handed over to the Children’s Ombudsman.
Gilmore: What was the immediate and serious threat that justified their removal?
The Tánaiste has said there are questions that need to be answered about the removal of two children from their families in Athlone and Dublin this week.
Human Rights Commissioner slams media reporting of Roma child cases
Nils Muižnieks says reporting of the cases reinforced the myth of Roma people “as child abductors”.
Shatter: Greece case may have had 'some undue influence' on Roma child removals
The Minister for Justice has said that he has “no doubt” that gardaí and the HSE acted in good faith and expects a report on what happened within two weeks