Song by Hilary Bow aims to raise awareness of M.A.S.I.
A song by Hilary Bow aims to raise awareness of M.A.S.I. – Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland.
People across the world flee their homes in terror, their lives threatened, facing hopelessness and nothing to count on but the kindness of others. They traverse physical and mental hardships that for many of us would be inconceivable.
To highlight this tragedy,"Don't See Any Lines" by Hilary Bow was first released on World Refugee Day last year. It is supported by U.N.E.S.C.O, Irish Refugee Council and the Migrant Rights Centre to raise awareness of M.A.S.I. – Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland, a grassroots organisation that grew out of the 2014 Direct Provision protests.
Featuring Liam Ó'Maonlaí (from Hothouse Flowers) on vocals and harp, it is now being re-released on youtube.
The song emphasises a plight: Some of these people, now finding themselves falling under the label of ‘refugee’ and ‘asylum seeker’ arrive to host countries to safety. Prior to Direct Provision, these people had a chance of gathering their strength again, living after surviving, building a new life.
Their voice must be heard – this is what “Don’t See Any Lines” aims to help achieve.
Hilary Bow says, "Awareness is key. I hope this song will draw some attention to the refugee crisis and M.A.S.I. members, especially during this exacerbating pandemic."
More from Entertainment
Bridgerton confirmed for second season
Bridgerton, Netflix's latest hit series, has been confirmed for a second season.
Rapper Lil Wayne thanks Donald Trump for pardon
Rapper Lil Wayne has thanked former US President Donald Trump for his pardon.
Daniel Craig's final James Bond movie delayed once again
The upcoming James Bond movie release has been pushed back once again.
This week's Late Late Show guests have been announced
The guests for this week's Late Late Show have been announced.
Joe Exotic has limo waiting outside prison as he awaits pardon from Donald Trump
Tiger King's Joe Exotic is so confident he will receive a pardon from outgoing President Donald Trump that he has a limo waiting outside his prison.
WATCH: Cork's Arctic Lights release single King of America
Arctic Lights is a new music project from Liam O’Callaghan (Bulkhead) and Edward Butt (Emperor of Ice Cream).