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Dublin Riot: Watch Virgin Media star Katja Mia’s Powerful Response

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Dublin Riot: Watch Virgin Media star Katja Mia’s Powerful Response

Katja Mia made a powerful statement today in response to the “anti-immigrant” riots in Dublin.

The Virgin Media star Katja Mia has garnered immense praise for her powerful response to the recent riots that shook Dublin. In an impactful speech delivered on Ireland AM, she boldly exclaimed, “I’m proud to be Irish, but I’m even more proud to be an immigrant.” The riots erupted amidst speculation that the perpetrator behind the heinous attack on children in Parnell Street was an immigrant. In the face of this anti-immigrant sentiment, Katja Mia fearlessly addressed the issue head-on, shedding light on the invaluable contributions made by immigrants to Irish society.

From war-torn Burundi, Katja Mia’s parents arrived in Ireland in 1997 with nothing but hope.

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Drawing from her humble beginnings, she empathized with asylum seekers who longed for integration and the chance to contribute positively to their adopted homeland. “We’re not the problem,” she reportedly asserted, highlighting how unhappiness often becomes an excuse for bigotry. So far, Katja Mia’s heartfelt words resonated deeply as she reflected on her experiences growing up as an immigrant. She recounted instances of prejudice her family faced when they became the first black family in their neighborhood.

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Despite the hostility, Katja emphasized the importance of integration and understanding, urging people to recognize that immigrants are driven by the desire to work, contribute, and build a better Ireland. In the face of baseless accusations that immigrants are responsible for the destruction of Dublin, Katja Mia boldly pointed out the truth. She challenged those who perpetuate such narratives by highlighting the absence of immigrants amidst the chaos and looting that plagued the city. The real culprits, she asserted, were those who harbored narrow-mindedness and refused to embrace diversity.

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FAQs

Who is Katja Mia?

Katja Mia is a well-known TV personality and host on Virgin Media.

What did she address in her speech?

Katja Mia addressed the riots in Dublin and the negative portrayal of immigrants following an attack on children.

What did she say about being an immigrant?

Katja Mia proudly proclaimed, “I’m proud to be Irish, but I’m even more proud to be an immigrant.”

Why did she emphasize integration?

Based on her experiences, Katja highlighted the importance of integration and understanding to dispel prejudices and foster a harmonious society.

What did she say about immigrants destroying Dublin?

Katja Mia challenged the notion that immigrants were responsible for the destruction in Dublin, pointing out the absence of immigrants during the looting and unrest.

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