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140 Refugees Land in Italy

“Boat with 140 Syrian, Egyptian refugees land in Italy,” from Agence-France Presse (Reposted by Hurriyet Daily News): A boat carrying 140 asylum seekers who told police they were from Syria and Egypt landed in Italy on Friday, television images showed … Continue reading

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Beachgoers Rescue Migrants in Sicily

I guess when Pope Francis came to deliver his remarks in Lampedusa, Italy, about the “globalization of indifference” towards migrants, he did strike a reverberating chord with many ordinary Italians to be sensitive and understanding of their plight. It also, … Continue reading

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