Ireland

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Nov 19 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (6 – 19 November 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

Comment

Jul 31 2014

A global witch hunt! Media narratives, racial profiling and the Roma

A recently-published report by Ireland’s Ombudsman for Children puts the media’s power to influence state action under the spotlight.

News

Feb 14 2013

Dublin refugee reception centre targeted

Since the start of the year, there have been at least four suspected racially motivated attacks on residents at the Balseskin reception centre for asylum seekers in the Finglas area of Dublin.

News

Dec 22 2010

Irish justice ministry’s intimidatory tactics force transfer

The decision to transfer asylum seekers from one accommodation centre to another was marked by official insensitivity, intransigence and intimidation, according to an Irish Refugee Council report.

Comment

Apr 15 2010

Anti-racist rally in memory of dead Dublin teenager

Over 1,500 Dubliners took part in an anti-racist rally at the weekend in memory of Toyosi Shittabey, the 15-year-old schoolboy stabbed to death in Dublin on Good Friday.

Dec 9 2003

Call for greater ethnic minority and immigrant participation in Irish politics

A new report from the Africa Solidarity Centre in Dublin highlights the exclusion of immigrants and ethnic minorities from Irish political parties.