Tag: Direct Provision

Bríd speaks out against racism and anti refugee/immigrant lies

The well fed, well clad, Noel Grealish TD will probably never know what its like to be hungry or cold or fearful of his life, not the way thousands of refugees do. He was leader one time of the PDs,

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Bríd Smith TD discussing report report on Direct Provision with Ombudsman

In the Dail committee today, 25.9.19. various aspects of the very harsh conditions of Direct Provision for Assylum Seekers and Refugees was discussed. This video is of exchanges between Bríd and the Ombudsman  

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Brid Smith TD: refugees and assylum seekers need and deserve our support.

END THE INHUMAN TREATMENT OF MIGRANTS! We discussed refugees, assylum seekers and related issues today in the Dáil. I referred to the misery endured by migrants in Ireland and globally, forced by war, famine and poverty to leave their homes;

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Brid Smith TD addresses the issue of Direct Provision for Assylum seekers

Assylum seekers have had a raw deal, many waiting up to 10 years or more in the miserable conditions of Direct Provision. So – welcome the news that the new judgement allows the right to right work. But will this

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Brid Smith TD speaking in the Dáil on ‘Direct Provision’ for refugess and assylum seekers

PEOPLE ‘LIKE GHOSTS’ IN DIRECT PROVISION It’s inhumane. It degrading. It destroys mental health. You can’t work. You can’t study. You can’t cook. You can’t live. The unfortunate people so detained could be incorporated into society as productive members of

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Brid Smith TD takes a stand against Direct Provision, 21 March Dail Eireann

Outside the Dail Brid took a stand against the inhumane system of Direct Provision for refugees and assylum seekers today. The ‘Direct Provision’ centres make money for those that run them and ruin the lives of those that live in

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Direct Provision for refugees – the inhumanity of it!

Brid challenges the Tánaiste on ‘state-sponsored poverty’ and those who make money from misery.

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United Against Racism march and protest outside the European Commission Representation in Ireland in solidarity with refugees

Well done to all who marked World Refugee Day today. Refugees are welcome here! I will be questioning the Minister for Justice in the Dáil tomorrow on Ireland’s dreadful and inhumane treatment of asylum seekers and refugees in direct provision.

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Brid speaking at an end Direct Provision event in the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Kilmainham

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Street Feast against Direct Provision

Great photos of Sunday’s Street Feast at IMMA with End Direct Provision Dublin, where we enjoyed food prepared by residents from Direct Provision centres. People living in Direct Provision do not have their own kitchen or table to participate in

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