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# roma-community - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Health officials confirm 62 cases in Direct Provision centres

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

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'

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

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

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

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'

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?

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

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# roma-community - Friday 25 October, 2013

DNA test confirms Bulgarian couple are parents of 'Maria'

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

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'

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

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

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

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.