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From TheJournal.ie 'It's a vicious cycle': One in three Roma people in EU states are victims of harassment Report

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage' Poverty

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lack of humanity' after Roma baby refused burial in France Racism

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Intimidation of Roma people in Waterford "effectively a lynch mob"- Minister Racism

Intimidation of Roma people in Waterford "effectively a lynch mob"- Minister

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí urge victims of racism and hate crimes to speak to them Talk To Us

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.

From TheJournal.ie UN told symphysiotomy patients were 'operated upon wide awake and often screaming' Human Rights

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.

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 Children's Ombudsman to release report into removal of Roma children from families Roma Community

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.

From TheJournal.ie State is failing to protect vulnerable Roma children, says Pavee Point Daily Struggle

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars Roma Community

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”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie DNA test confirms Bulgarian couple are parents of 'Maria' Greece

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in 'Maria' case Blonde Angel

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.

From TheJournal.ie Roma child incidents result of 'pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism' Child Protection

Roma child incidents result of 'pure, raw, naked, poisonous racism'

Opposition TDs called for an independent inquiry into the two incidents this week.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght Roma girl's family victims of racist attacks Racism

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.

From TheJournal.ie Child removed, then returned to Roma family in Athlone Athlone

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.

From TheJournal.ie Discovery of girl in Greek Roma camp gives hope to missing boy's family Missing

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.