An informed response to a moral panic

Jake Bowers puts a strong case for judging this case on the facts, not on prejudice.

The Roma blogger Pipopotamus and the Romani novelist Louise Doughty have also made sensible contributions to the debate.

Filiip Borev (Pipopotamus) has also written an article in the Guardian.

Nathalie Savaricas gives a good background account in the Independent Old attitudes resurface in Greece: inside the Roma camp where Maria the ‘blonde angel’ lived

Meanwhile in Ireland…

Embarrassing U-turn comes after DNA tests prove that blonde girl put into care is biological daughter of Roma couple