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Morrocans in Lampedusa Sew Mouths Closed In Protest

“Protesting migrants sew mouths shut in Italy,” by James Mackenzie for Reuters: Thirteen Moroccan migrants held in a reception center in Rome for more than two months have sewed their mouths shut in protest at the length of their detention, … Continue reading

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Italy and Malta Dispute Over Lampedusa Tragedy

“Italy and Malta ‘trade accusations’ on Lampedusa tragedy,” by Neil Camilleri for the Malta Independent: Malta and Italy have started trading accusations over their roles in the 11 October Lampedusa tragedy, Italian weekly news magazine L’Espresso has reported. A report … Continue reading

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Italy Moves Towards Decriminalizing Clandestine Immigration

“Italy moves towards decriminalizing clandestine immigration,” by Massimiliano Di Giorgio and Steve Scherer for Reuters (reposted by the New York Times): Italy’s Senate voted on Tuesday to scrap a law that makes entering the country without the proper paperwork a … Continue reading

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Eritrean Survivors of Lampedusa Disaster Released

“Lampedusa sea disaster survivors released after UN condemns ‘dentention’” by Lizzy Davis for the Guardian: Eritrean asylum seekers who survived disaster at sea only to be held in a reception centre on Lampedusa for more than 100 days have finally … Continue reading

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Italy Rescues More than 400 MIgrants

“Italy rescues more than 400 migrants in 24 hours,” by Steve Scherer for Reuters: The Italian navy rescued more than 400 migrants from two boats south of Sicily on Saturday and Sunday as the immigration crisis that killed hundreds in … Continue reading

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