Ireland to review Roma cases

Ireland's police watchdog will review the cases of two Roma families having children removed from their homes amid claims they could not prove their identity.

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Roma family call for inquiry after child taken into care

The family of a blonde-haired, blue-eye schoolgirl removed from them by Irish police have supported calls for an investigation into why their child was taken by authorities.

DNA tests tonight proved she belonged to her parents, who have been maintaining that she is theirs since she was taken by authorities on Monday afternoon.

Read: Blonde child returned to Roma family after DNA tests

Their lawyer, Waheed Mudah said:

They do not accept that this was any proper or sufficient basis to take their daughter away from them thereby causing her and them the upset which has been caused.

They are also conscious that it will be difficult to try to return to normal life.

They believe that there are very serious questions arising about the procedures used in this case.

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