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    Roma Families

    Roma Families

    Last year, the case of a blonde haired blue eyed girl called Maria found living in a Romany camp in Greece made headlines around the world and she was taken into care. A narrative that Roma Gypsies were trading in children took hold. At around the same time, Gardai took a seven year old blonde haired blue eyed into care and a two year old blonde haired boy was also taken from his Roma family on suspicion they may have been abducted. Both children were returned to their families after DNA tests proved they were related to their parents. Sean ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0702/628010-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-2-july-2014/?clipid=1619077
    Greek Roma

    Greek Roma

    Its seems authorities in Europe now know a lot more about the young blonde haired girl found in the Roma community in Greece. After a Europe wide alert a Bulgarian couple suspected of being the biological parents of the girl known as Maria, been questioned by police. Officials said they have DNA samples and were investigating how the child came to end up in Greece. The ripples also spread to this country with two Roma children being taken into temporary care by the authorities here – and later handed back to their families. On the line from Athens was journalist ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1025/482623-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-25-october-2013/?clipid=1341323
    Roma Family Case

    Roma Family Case

    As Gardai and the HSE await the results of DNA tests on the family of a young blonde girl taken from a Roma family in South Dublin on Monday, the case has brought focus on the Roma community as well as highlighting the powers of the HSE to take children into care. The Government’s Special Rapporteur for Child Protection Geoffrey Shannon spoke to Sean Meanwhile, the media coverage of both the Dublin story and that of “Maria” in Greece have lead to accusations of racism and stereotyping, with age old tales of gypsies stealing babies causing outrage among the Roma ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1023/482183-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-23-october-2013/?clipid=1339727

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