Asylum seekers at Mosney to begin hunger strike

A group of asylum-seekers currently being housed at Mosney in Co Meath are planning to go on hunger strike today, after being told they are to be moved on.

Capacity at the centre is being cut from 800 to 650.

The 150 people were told they are to move just days ahead of the transfers next week.

They are accusing authorities of treating them inhumanely and are planning the hunger strike and a peaceful protest tomorrow.

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