Posts tagged ‘Alan Shatter’

November 29, 2013

Irish Muslims targeted in ‘hate mail’ campaign

Source: Irish Independent

A “hate campaign” against the Muslim community in Ireland is being investigated by gardai.

It has emerged that mosques and schools have received anonymous letters containing violent threats against Muslims living here.

Justice Minister Alan Shatter condemned the hate mail and revealed he had brought the matter to the attention of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan for appropriate action.

“I utterly condemn racism and religious bigotry in all of their forms and am appalled by the nature of these communications. Religious intolerance has no place in our society. Incitement to hatred and incitement to violence are offences under our laws,” Mr Shatter said.

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November 5, 2013

Anti-Semitic and hate posters attached to bridge in Limerick

Source: Irish Central

Politicians in County Limerick have slammed anti-Semitic and hate posters that had been hung on a bridge.

Some of the offensive posters, one of which targeted Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, have now been removed.

The posters were among a large number of other handmade posters all strung along one wall of the stone-cut Sugar Hill bridge, close to Barnagh, the Limerick Leader reports.

“Shatter has learned from his homeland how to crucify the little people,” one poster claimed.

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