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10 Respect Words- Asylum vs. Direct Provision

Adrianne Murphy introduces Sally Galiana’s interview with Lucky Khambule, one of the founding members of Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland (MASI) about the Direct Provision regime imposed by Irish authorities on asylum seekers in Ireland. Later, ...

09 Respect Words- East is East

Adrianne Murphy talks to Juta Celmare from Latvia and Tatjana Skot and Matej Silipetar from Croatia about their experience of living in Ireland as migrants, and how integration is a two way road. More on the project: Amid a troubling global context – ...

08 Respect Words- Tracking racism in Ireland

Ciaran Murray talks to Dr Lucy Michael, Sociology lecturer (Ulster University). Dr Michael works closely with civil society organisations and public bodies to improve reporting and recording of racist incidents, and to collect data to understand the ...

07 Respect Words- Anti-Social Media: Hate Speech online

Alan Braddish talks to broadcaster Dil Wickremasinghe about her experience of online hate speech and future legislation on this particular issue. Later in the programme, Donie Tarrant, talks to Alan Farrell TD on the cyberbullying legislation being discussed ...

06 Respect Words- Integration

Adrianne Murphy presents this programme, and guest Teresa Buczkowska, Integration Team Coordinator with the Immigrant Council of Ireland, speaks about the situation faced by migrants in the country, the Migrant Integration Strategy and its implementation ...

05 Respect Words- Doing it ourselves. Migrant led initiatives in Ireland

Liam Nolan presents this programme, where Sally Galiana interviews Chinadu Onyejelem, funder, editor and journalist of Metro Eireann magazine, the only multicultural publication led and produced by the migrant community in Ireland. Next, Sally interviews ...

04 Respect Words- The Muslim Communities in Ireland

Alan Braddish presents this programme, where Sally Galiana talks to Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri, the chair of Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council, about the Muslim Communities in Ireland and some initiatives to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions ...

03 Respect Words- Hate Crime and Law in Ireland

Donie Tarrant talks to Shane O’Curry, National Platform Coordinator with the European Network Against Racism in Ireland (ENAR), about the Love Not Hate Campaign for Hate Crime Legislation . Also, Sally Galiana interviews Caroline Reid, Communication ...

02 Respect Words- Print Media Codes and Guidelines

Alan Braddish talks to Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney, who works under the guidance of the Press Council of Ireland, an independent regulatory body to consider, investigate, resolve or adjudicate on complaints received from the public of possible breaches ...

01 Respect Words- What is Hate Speech

Ciaran Murray talks to Anne Walsh from Not to Hate Speech Campaign in Ireland about the definition of Hate Speech and the Not to Hate Speech Campaign, an initiative supported by the European Commission. Also, Sally Galiana interviews Caroline Reid, Communication ...