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Human Rights Group Says Anti-Racism Demonstrations Show No Appetite For Direct Provision

Photo credit: Marian Direct Provision Centre in Tullamore.

The Justice Minister has pledged to "root-and-branch" change to the system.

A human rights group says the recent anti-racism demonstrations show the public want Direct Provision to be abolished.

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan pledged earlier this week to "root-and-branch" change to the system.

A Tullamore Stands Together demonstration - organised by local residents and asylum seekers - is being held in Offaly tomorrow, as a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and to call for an end to Direct Provision.

Advocacy group Doras says there are alternative proposals for the next Government to consider.

CEO John Lannon says the next Taoiseach can immediately make positive change:

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