“But when’s it gonna be straight pride?”, whinged the cishet manbaby. “I’m after LITERALLY (he means metaphorically) choking on another bloody rainbow flag!!” “And why
Tag: Hate Crime
Two gay men have been murdered so why does that matter to Irish extremists?
As soon as the news broke that Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee had been murdered in Sligo the usual suspects latched on to the tragedy.
Politicians condemn Irish far right with one TD saying Irish Freedom Party engages in ‘hate messaging’
Two TDs have taken aim at the far right during a debate on the updating of Ireland’s laws on hate speech. Cathal Crowe of Fianna
UN ‘concerned’ about rise in hate speech and racial profiling in Ireland
Yesterday a United Nations (UN) committee criticised Ireland for failing to uphold its obligations under international law. The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review
Human rights group calls on government to strengthen hate speech laws and tackle garda racial profiling
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
Helen McEntee ‘determined to stamp out prejudice and hate’ with updated hate crime laws
Justice minister Helen McEntee has published proposed updates to Ireland’s hate speech laws. According to the General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Hate Crime) Bill
Civil liberties group ‘welcomes’ government report on updating Irish hate speech laws
A leading civil liberties group has voiced its support for the proposed updating of Ireland’s hate speech laws. The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL)
FoI request reveals Department of Justice monitoring ‘right wing extremist ideologies’
The Department of Justice appears to be actively monitoring the presence of far-right groups in Ireland. In response to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request
Senator calls proposed Hate Crime Bill ‘poisonous identity politics’
Senator Sharon Keogan has described the new Criminal Justice (Hate Crime) Bill 2020 as “poisonous identity politics”. She made the comments in the Seanad on
House due to accommodate Traveller family damaged in suspected arson attack
Gardaí are investigating a suspected arson attack on a house in Carnmore, Co. Galway. The house was earmarked for a Traveller family after it was
New report reveals increase in reports of racist incidents in 2019
In a newly published report the Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) has revealed that it received 530 reports of racism in 2019. Included in this
Germany’s deradicalisation programmes have had some success. Do we need them in Ireland?
Besides exposing, deplatforming and publicly opposing their rallies, an often overlooked but crucial part of dealing with the far right is deradicalisation. As of now