Italy Fails to Protect Migrants’ Children

“‘Italy fails to protect migrant children: charity'” from the AFP (reposted by the Local):

Save the Children criticised Italy on Tuesday for failing to protect unaccompanied migrant minors, saying over half of new boat arrivals over the past few days had fled the system and risked exploitation.

“The systematic breakouts by adolescents are glaring proof of a scandalous and chronic lack of a system capable of protecting and supporting them,” Raffaela Milano from Save the Children said in a statement.

The critique came as the government warned a surge in new arrivals could reach the record levels seen in 2011, at the height of the Arab Spring revolts…

 

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