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The Dublin II Regulation: 10 Years On and Little to Celebrate

ECRE Weekly Bulletin 22 February 2013 For many, Dublin is a city of literature and culture. However, for those fleeing violence and persecution and seeking protection in Europe, the mere mention of “Dublin” evokes feelings of injustice and undue suffering. On the 10th anniversary of the Dublin Regulation, that identifies which European State is responsible for examining an asylum application, ECRE, Forum Réfugiés-Cosi, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee andproject partners published a comparative report on its application in Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, … Continue reading


February 14, 2013 — News Written by IRR European News Team 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. The latest incidents occurred on 8-9 February. The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) has expressed concern about the institutional response to these attacks, stressing that a number of residents have been struck with heavy objects from speeding cars, and in one … Continue reading

Media coverage of WARN’s Launch of Anti Racism Resource

Media coverage of WARN Feile Event 2011

Launch of Anti Racism Resource for Community Organisations

Launch of Anti Racism Resource Key note speaker Bernadette McAliskey STEP

Anti Racism World Cup The Very Specials Fri 22

ARWC Fri 22 July The Very Specials

Anti Racism World Cup

Anti Racism World Cup 2011 Be There or Be Square.

New MRCI Report On Ethnic Profiling In Ireland

A new report by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has highlighted that ethnic profiling, a form of racial discrimination, is being facilitated by the Irish state. The report ‘Singled Out’ is an exploratory study on ethnic profiling in Ireland. It gives shocking insights to the treatment of Black and ethnic minority communities travelling to and from Northern Ireland and in police/immigration/security checks in the Republic.   Observation work identified that Black and members of ethnic minority communities were the focus … Continue reading