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Irish Premiere Screening of Warehoused – The Forgotten Refugees of Dadaab

When: Thursday 22nd June at 6pm
Where: The Science gallery Dublin

To mark World Refugee Week 2017, Amnesty Ireland and the Irish Refugee Council in association with the Science Gallery Dublin are hosting the Irish Premiere of Warehoused on Thursday 22nd June.

Warehoused sheds light on the daily life and unique challenges of refugees across the globe through a glimpse at life in Dadaab, Kenya, one of the largest refugee camps in the world. We see the camp’s inner workings through one man’s journey and the stories of several people as they try to carve out an existence in storage, a story that has been repeating itself all over the globe for centuries. Warehoused explores realities such as the protracted length of time people are spending in camps, the long road to resettlement and being reunited with family, and finding not only identity but a sense of place.

The term “warehoused” refers to asylum seekers trapped in border camps for five years or more without the right to work, generate income, move freely, or choose their place of residence.

To find out more about the current situation in Kenya please visit Amnesty Ireland’s website.

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You can still support our staff’s Women’s Mini Marathon

When: Bank Holiday Monday, 5th June 2017 at 2pm
Where: Dublin City Centre - Meeting at the Irish Refugee Council office pre race.

On Bank Holiday Monday, 5th June ‘17 in Dublin 35 women joined forces with the women of the Irish Refugee Council for this years Marathon. You can still help us to raise funds in support our front line services…

Please support our teams efforts:

Aoife Dare, in support of our Youth Café for unaccompanied children and young people

Caroline Reid, in support of our Drop-In Centre and Outreach Services

Charlotte Byrne, in support of our education access fund for people in the asylum process

Maria Hennessy, in support of our Law Centre and Drop-In Centre services

Hassina Kiboua, in support of our work with resettled refugees

Sara Singleton, in support of our Independent Youth Advocacy Project