RTE News: Nigerian woman lobbies agai...

RTE News: Nigerian woman lobbies against deportation

There are 45 comments on the www.rte.ie story from Mar 18, 2008, titled RTE News: Nigerian woman lobbies against deportation. In it, www.rte.ie reports that:

A Sligo-based Nigerian woman facing deportation has been told to report to the Garda National Immigration Bureau in Dublin at 2pm today.Pamela Izevbekhai has been campaigning to stay in Ireland with her two daughters. She says Naomi, 7, and Jemima, 5, face female genital mutilation if they are forced back to Nigeria. Ms Izevbekhai's oldest daughter, Elizabeth, bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation when she was 18 months old. AdvertisementMs Izevbekhai came to Ireland in 2005 with her other two daughters, after attempts were made by her husband's extended family to forcibly remove them and subject them to female genital mutilation also, according to her asylum application. Ms Izevbekhai said she and her husband had spent four years in Nigeria trying to protect the two younger girls. She eventually decided to come to Ireland and apply for asylum. Her application for asylum was turned down, however, and after an appeal failed, a deportation order was issued. Ms Izevbekhai's legal team sought and were granted leave to seek a judicial review of the Minister's decision, which was heard in the High Court in November 2007. The court upheld the Minister's decision and Ms Izevbekhai was refused leave to appeal to the Supreme Court. Ms Izevbekhai has now lodged an application for subsidiary protection with the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. However, she does not have an automatic right to apply and is relying on the discretion of Minister Brain Lenihan to allow the application. Minister Lenihan is currently out of the country and the application has not yet been considered. Ms Izevbekhai's supporters say she will travel to Dublin this morning, but they are continuing to lobby senior politicians to reverse the order. A number of national organisations are supporting Ms Izevbekhai's application, including the National Women's Council, Women's Aid, the National Network of Women's Refugees and Support Services, the ISPCC and the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

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Ni thuigim

Ireland

#43 Mar 2, 2009
XxShockedxX wrote:
Oh my god do you people even have hearts! how can you sleep at night after calling these people apes and monkeys and sh*ts after they have done nothing to you an probably never will! This woman is trying to escape to a better life for herself and her children , as I truly believe you would all do without a second thought if faced with wht this poor womam hs had to go through and yet you say these horrible things! I truly never thought that racism would become this bad but it is closed minded people ike you that prove me wrong!
your a monkey arnt you ? sounds like it or at least the product of an immigrant to ireland.

blacks have no place in this country and never will same as asians.
we have nothing in common with them and will never except them they are lieing scum and dont deserve to be here.
Ni thuigim

Ireland

#44 Mar 2, 2009
what is more you say they never will do anything mmm london crime rate in black areas (yes a white country with a black area) over 700% rise in gun and knife crime and a huge rise in aids here last year over 300 more cases due to sub saharan africans... but hey lets have them all in and spread aids around for everyone.
what is more she has been turned down asylum 3 times so doesnt that say something but hey MORON XxshockedxX let her stay anyway altho shes a lier and a fake. gees get a grip live in the real world ...if we let her in then thousands more will come back to chance their arms and any others in the future will use the same story.
cute

Dublin, Ireland

#45 Jun 2, 2009
Free Ireland wrote:
she is an illegal!!! Send her back..what is wrong with you people? are you intent on destroying this country? That black c@nt should have beeen deported, end of story
you drunks are the ones destroying lreland,70% of you LAZY fools depend on govrt and now Blame Africans 4 ur problem.try leave lreland 4 3month if you can cope ldiots
cute

Dublin, Ireland

#46 Jun 2, 2009
Ni thuigim wrote:
<quoted text>
your a monkey arnt you ? sounds like it or at least the product of an immigrant to ireland.
blacks have no place in this country and never will same as asians.
we have nothing in common with them and will never except them they are lieing scum and dont deserve to be here.
am not surprise bcos people like you is what the british calls lrish
DOG.you have no BRAINS.

Since: May 07

Indianapolis, IN

#47 Jun 2, 2009
paddy Irishman wrote:
<quoted text> Go away yourself keep out of Ireland!
Says the guy with a London ISP.

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