A black African teenager was hit with a hurley and verbally abused in her garden in one of 97 racist incidents reported to an online database in the first 2½ months after it went live.
A complaint made to iReport, an online database managed by the European Network Against Racism, said the girl and her family had been racially abused by a neighbour on several occasions and that the family was threatened with arson if the children played outside.
iReport website records 97 racist incidents in first 2½ months of operation – Social Affairs & News from Ireland & Abroad | The Irish Times – Mon, Dec 16, 2013
From the article:
Of the 97 racist incidents reported between July 11th, 2013, when the iReport database went live, and September 30th, 2013, almost two-thirds involved physical threat (52 per cent) or physical assault (13.5 per cent).
The full report is available online here.
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