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Safe Passage. World Refugee Week

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Christ Church Cathedral

Christchurch Place

(In the Music Room)

Dublin 8

Ireland

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Join us for an evening of short films and discussion with Caoimhe Butterly, Sean Binder and MASI - Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland.

People continue to take perilous journeys due to the lack of safe routes to protection and more recently we have seen a rise in the criminalisation of humanitarian responses and actors - who are now facing severe consequences for their life saving actions. And what of the few people who arrive to Ireland? How is our nation treating the men, women and children who have come to our shores seeking safety?

We will explore these issues with our guests and hear directly from people who have assisted on the frontline of Europe’s humanitarian crisis and from people who have experienced first-hand Ireland's asylum process and reception system.

There will also be some stalls showcasing migrant led business ventures and we invite people to hang back after the discussion to chat and mingle over tea and coffee.

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Stixy Misheck Nyaluso has been in the Direct Provision System for now four years and is one of the people struggling to find a house so that he can transition into the Irish Community. He currently lives in one of the two remaining Asylum Accommodation Centres here in Dublin, known as Hatch Hall on Hatch street. Stixy has been using his time in Direct Provision to carry out volunteer work and also studying a number of courses.Stixy has been actively involved with organisations such as MASI,City of Sanctuary / Places of Sanctuary, Irish Refugee Council, Dun Laoghaire Refugee Project, and Trinity College Dublin. Stixy is also one of the people managing the Cooking For Freedom project at Hatch Hall.

Sean Binder, as a rescue diver and trained search and rescue powerboat operator, volunteered as a coordinator of civilian rescue operations, both on land and at sea, in Greece, in 2018. Despite continued cooperation with the authorities, Sean was arrested for his humanitarian work and spent 106 days in pre-trial detention. The charges made against him include money laundering, espionage and assisting illegal smuggling networks. The case remains ongoing and he faces centuries imprisonment.

Caoimhe Butterly worked for 15 years with human rights, social justice and accessible community healthcare projects in Mexico, Guatemala, Haiti, Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon. She has spent the past seven years working with refugee, asylum-seeking and undocumented communities in Greece, Calais and the Balkans. She is an educator, trainee psychotherapist and occasional film-maker and is active with anti-racism activism in Ireland.

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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please visit: https://christchurchcathedral.ie/visit-us/getting-there/


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email Caroline: caroline@irishrefugeecouncil.ie

What's the refund policy?

Attendees can receive refunds up to 1 day before the event start date.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

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Christ Church Cathedral

Christchurch Place

(In the Music Room)

Dublin 8

Ireland

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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