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@blackjack @The_Selfish_Giant We are Bohs, this means more


Bohemian FC’s new away shirt highlights the ‘Refugees Welcome’ campaign and also features the slogan ‘Love Football, Hate Racism’ on the collar. Photograph: Bohemian FC/Amnesty International/O’Neills

Bohemians have teamed up with Amnesty International to create a new away shirt featuring an image of a family fleeing war and the message “Refugees Welcome”.

The Dublin team have come together with the organisation to highlight the tough living conditions facing many refugees under Ireland’s Direct Provision, the system for processing asylum seekers that has been in operation in the country since 2000 that Amnesty says is “flawed” and a “human rights scandal”.

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The shirt also features the slogan “Love Football, Hate Racism” on the collar. “We made the decision to allow our shirt to be used as a platform, alongside Amnesty International, to highlight a very real and pressing issue in Ireland today, that of Direct Provision,” said the Bohemians director, Daniel Lambert. “This builds on a deep and lasting relationship we have built with MASI [Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland] and through multiple engagements with people living in Direct Provision.”

The shirt will be worn as the alternative to Bohemians’ home shirt in the new League of Ireland season, which kicks off on Saturday.

Amnesty International Ireland’s executive director, Colm O’Gorman, said: “Bohemian FC and their supporters have an incredible track record on social justice issues. We’ve long respected the practical solidarity they’ve shown people seeking asylum and refugees, so this is a fantastic opportunity to bring our supporters together to call for an end to Direct Provision.

“Direct Provision is an ongoing human rights scandal. The system is fundamentally flawed, trapping people for years in limbo and isolating them from communities in inhumane, institutionalised conditions.”

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a cynical marketing ploy.

what percentage of the revenue is going to good causes?

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True . A lot more work to do to atone for the bombing of Dresden

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The LOI needs a rebrand. This is just the kind of positive community based enteprise that will bring the masses flocking back in the droves. Bohs till we die

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Bohs actually bombed Kaiserslautern, and not until 2000.

The horse has bolted bro

They made a packet from that game . They bate Aberdeen that year I think

is the rapist still in vietnam?

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@blackjack I assume the Oughterard GAA are busy arranging a similiar initiave after all their success last season

I’m not sure if they have resigned him

Sen Billy Lawless

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Well done Bohemians. This is the Ireland I am proud of

Well said Senator :clap: :clap:

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A logo showing a child being dragged to something against their will is perfect for the LOI

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Scumrock Rovers not welcome, jog on

We are playing them off the park here

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Was this not supposed to be on de telly?

LOI is desperatly trying to improve its image so won’t be broadcasting any games involving Sham Rovers this year. Rob Hennesssy from Co Clare has blown the whistle for HT with the score 0-0 in Dalymount Park

Rovers disgracing themselves here

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a cynical marketing ploy.

what percentage of the revenue is going to good causes?

Agree - a new low. Trying to cash in on the natural sympathy people have for refugees while harbouring a rapist and supporting the British Air Force via their annual friendly game
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