A new report has pointed to “negative attitudes” members of the gardaí hold toward minorities in Ireland as well as accounts of racial profiling carried
INAR report argues ‘Irish far right fake news industry’ adding to racism problem
The Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) has divulged an increase in reports of racism the public made to it in 2020 compared to 2019. Although
A dangerous upsurge of transphobic narratives in Irish media is putting trans lives at risk
In the past weeks there has been an unacceptable upsurge in Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) and transphobic talking points as well as false narratives being
Gardaí investigating apparent PULSE leak to John McGuirk’s Gript
Gardaí are looking into how a photo of a young transgender woman, apparently taken while in garda custody, was posted online by alt-right website Gript.
UN warns that emerging digital technologies ‘not neutral’ and increase racial inequalities
The UN has warned that new digital technologies are aggravating racial discrimination. During the latest session of the UN Human Rights Council it heard that
Children in direct provision regularly facing discrimination, racism, and isolation
Children living in direct provision regularly feel discriminated against and experience racism according to a new report. The Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO), also found
In a post-truth society responsible reporting matters more than ever
We have become used to the fact that in the aftermath of political debates, especially in the US, that no matter the outcome, the performance
COVID-19 has shown that profits are more important than the lives of asylum seekers
When COVID-19 hit Ireland the government seemed to falter in its response. It acted slowly and not tenaciously enough when it finally decided to act.
Political parties must ‘increase diversity’ as report reveals local election candidates faced racism
A new report has revealed that election candidates from migrant backgrounds have faced racism while campaigning. According to the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI), racist
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best and worst in us
COVID-19 has resulted in many expressions of solidarity within communities. Indeed, it has become common to hear stories of volunteers shopping for neighbours, gardaí walking
UN expert ‘alarmed’ at ‘upsurge’ in hate speech blaming minorities for COVID-19
A UN expert has warned that governments must “clamp down” on hate speech that blames minorities for the COVID-19 pandemic. The expert said they are
Galway councillor calls group of people ‘Zulus’ after footage of fight is posted online
A councillor in Galway has said that people involved in a brawl that was captured on video behaved like they were in a “Zulu tribe”.