Tag Archives: North Ireland

12.6.2014, The Guardian – Racism in Northern Ireland: ‘They called our children monkeys’

Rima and Michael Lynch thought they and their children would be safe from racial abuse when they moved to a Catholic working-class area close to central Belfast. Rima, a Christian-Israeli Arab, has been branded a Roma, Romanian, “Jew whore” and “dirty Arab” by a family who have subjected her family to a slew of racist abuse and intimidation. The Guardian ... Read More »

11.6.2014, socialistpartyni.net – Local communities can stop racist attacks

NORTH IRELAND – Recent PSNI statistics have shown a 31% increase in racist incidents over the past year. Attacks on homes of Polish workers in East Belfast with “locals only” daubed on houses, the throwing of faeces in the face of a Roma man cycling on the Newtownards Road and a particularly disgusting attack on two Pakistani men in North ... Read More »