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From TheJournal.ie Disability: 'Are one in four people that I meet uncomfortable talking to me?' Prejudice

Disability: 'Are one in four people that I meet uncomfortable talking to me?'

We need to give people the time and opportunity to become comfortable around those with disabilities, writes Keith Hayes.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again" Speech

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"

World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Ireland to legislate against online hate crime Prejudice

Calls for Ireland to legislate against online hate crime

A new report from the University of Limerick finds Ireland to be out of step with international legislation on hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better' Integration Policy

Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better'

A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.

From TheJournal.ie Children were the victims in a quarter of all 2014 racist incidents reported so far Prejudice

Children were the victims in a quarter of all 2014 racist incidents reported so far

67 incidents have been reported since the start of the year. Almost a third happened either at work or in school or college.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s child protection policy seems guided by medieval fairy tales Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Just words? Anti-Roma and Traveller rhetoric has serious consequences Opinion

Column: Just words? Anti-Roma and Traveller rhetoric has serious consequences

Following recent comment made about Travellers by a French MP, in which he suggested more should have been murdered during the Holocaust, Martin Collins considers the impact on hateful speech on violence against minorities.

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression Discrimination

Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression

The survey showed 34 per cent believe they had been avoided or shunned because of their mental health problems.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins hits out at racism and homophobia Prejudice

Michael D Higgins hits out at racism and homophobia

The President said the problems can cause violence and even lead to suicide among young people.

Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'

Scientists believe the results can be explained by the fact that racism is based on fear.

From TheJournal.ie Debate on Islam in France ignites controversy France

Debate on Islam in France ignites controversy

A debate on the role of Islam in secular France just one week ahead of the outlawing of facial veils in public has led to cries of prejudice within the country.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Islam Dutch politician stands trial for incitement to hatred Hate Trial

Anti-Islam Dutch politician stands trial for incitement to hatred

The controversial politician is accused of inciting hatred against Muslims, after describing Islam as “fascist” and announcing: “there is a battle going on and we have to defend ourselves”.

From TheJournal.ie Prejudice against Muslims is seen as normal, says senior Tory Prejudice

Prejudice against Muslims is seen as normal, says senior Tory

Co-chairperson of British Conservatives says Islamophobia is now socially acceptable in the UK.