Travellers: Pickles Urged Not to Heed Pressure For More Discrimination

March 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE In its most recent report on the United Kingdom the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (in 2009) raised particular concern about the plight of Roma/Gypsies and Irish Travellers. The Rights Body said: “31: The

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Travellers: EU Disquiet Over Stonehaven Incident

August 9, 2010

The European Commission has said that it shares the concern of the Celtic League about ongoing discrimination against Roma/Travellers. The League had written to express disquiet over racist attacks on Travellers near Stonehaven in Scotland recently and eviction notices served on the group

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EU Commissioner Shares Concerns About Treatment of Roma/Travellers

May 25, 2010

The EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Lazlo Andor, has said the EU Commission shares the concerns of the Celtic League about the ongoing discrimination against the Roma/Traveller communities. The League wrote in March to express its growing concern following

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Irish Government Respond On Traveller Discrimination Concerns

May 14, 2010

The Irish government have responded to concerns expressed by the Celtic League about discrimination against the Irish Traveller community in Britain. (See links to earlier reports on Celtic News below): In his response Minister for Foreign Affairs, Michéal Martin, has assured

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