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#Roma children

From TheJournal.ie Garda in Roma children case released without charge Chilling Effect

Garda in Roma children case released without charge

The NUJ said there were “many unusual aspects’” to the arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan Child Protection

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.

From TheJournal.ie Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response Logan Report

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response

It also took two hours for the incident to be assigned to a garda.

From TheJournal.ie "Ethnic profiling" a factor in removal of Roma children, report finds Taken

"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.

From TheJournal.ie Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again Roma Children

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report? Reaction

'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”.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child T in Tallaght Roma Children

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.

From TheJournal.ie Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter Children's Ombudsman

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.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate" Martin Callinan

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers receive gardaí and HSE reports on Roma children Roma Children

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.

From TheJournal.ie Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE Roma 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.

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 Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

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.

From TheJournal.ie HSE child services chief to meet with Garda Commissioner on Roma cases Roma Children

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: What was the immediate and serious threat that justified their removal? Roma Children

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.

From TheJournal.ie Human Rights Commissioner slams media reporting of Roma child cases Roma Children

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: Greece case may have had 'some undue influence' on Roma child removals Roma Children

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