The Irish Refugee Council has called for a review of how deaths in Direct Provision are handled after a transgender woman was buried without a ceremony or anyone close to her present.
The first thing I’m asked by an African man when I attend a fundraiser for asylum-seekers in Ireland is: “Are you alone? Do you have someone with you? A friend? Will I introduce you to people?”
The Irish Refugee Council has hit out at planned legislation for dealing with asylum seekers as being more concerned with quick decisions leading to deportation, as it is with identifying refugees who need protection.
CEO of the Irish Refugee Council Sue Conlan has resigned from from the Government Working Group on the asylum-seeker protection process, which includes the direct provision system.
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