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Ireland under fire over refugee treatment

Critics say thousands seeking asylum in country face conditions similar to an open prison.

Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 18:36
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Ireland is facing mounting pressure over the way it deals with thousands of refugees seeking asylum.

The country employs a controversial system for people waiting to find out if they will be granted asylum. Critics say the measures are degrading and not much different to life in an open prison.

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from the Irish capital Dublin.

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