Ireland

Blond Children Returned To Roma Families in Ireland After DNA Tests

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Two blond, blue-eyed children taken from Roma families in Ireland have been returned after DNA tests proved they are their biological children.

Irish Police and health officials are being accused of racial profiling and incompetence.

The seven year old girl was taken by a dozen Garda officers as well as child welfare officers from her home in Tallaght following a tip off that she looked noticeably different to her parents. In a separate incident, a two year old boy was removed from his family in Athlone.