Campaigners express 'witch-hunt' fear

Valerie Robinson
ROMA rights campaigners have expressed fears that the removal of children from families in Ireland and Greece will lead to a Europe-wide witch hunt. A Dublin-based couple provided DNA samples to gardai yesterday after the removal a blonde, blue-eyed seven-year-old girl from their home on Monday. And a fair-haired two-year-old boy was returned to his Roma parents yesterday afternoon after spending the night in the care of the Health Service Executive. The boy's father, who also has a four-year-old daughter, told reporters that gardai had called to their home in Athlone, Co Westmeath and removed[...]

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