Round up of the End Institutional Living campaign

DP Media Bulletin April – Sept 2014

The Direct Provision system draws international attention…

Laurence Lee reports on the Direct Provision system for Al Jazeera

 

‘One year on and still no change’

Photographic Exhibition to mark a year since the day of national action

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14 Years of Direct Provision in Ireland

Human Rights Ireland mark the date with a 14hr Blogathon:

#DirectProvision14: No place to call home (a compilation of the 14 hour blogathon in April to mark 14 years of the Direct Provision system in Ireland

 

Stories from DP

Our life in Direct Provision

My Direct Provision experience

Parenting and difficulties facing our children

Children are innocent

 

Direct Provision:  No place to call home

IMG_1745Outside the Dáil, current and former residents of Direct Provision shared a moment to celebrate the success of their petition calling for an to end to the institutionalised accommodation of asylum seekers. The campaign organisers, along with their children, allies and supporters tied homemade Christmas decorations to the gates of the Dáil.“This is symbolic of the End Institutionalised Living campaign slogan ‘No place to call home’”, said one campaign organiser. After the photo, the group posted their petition to Minster for Justice, Alan Shatter. They collected over 3,000 signatures from people across Ireland, highlighting the fact that many are both appalled and concerned by the current conditions that asylum seekers  are subject to in the Direct Provision system. S

 

What’s the alternative?

Direct Provision: Framing an alternative reception system for people seeking international protection

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