Migrant transfer from Lampedusa to Porto Empedocle : News Photo

Migrant transfer from Lampedusa to Porto Empedocle

[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Lampedusa is the southernmost part of Italy, more close to Tunisia than Italy. Since the early 2000s, Lampedusa has become a prime transit point for immigrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia wanting to enter Europe. With the new food crisis and the Libia's War, the situation is become more critique. Almost every day migrants arrived in Lampedusa, then transferred in the Centre for Identification and reception (CIE - CARA) and, after a variable period, in other places in Italy. In other cases, a lot of migrant are take back to their place, often violating the international law.
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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Lampedusa is the southernmost part of Italy, more close to Tunisia than Italy. Since the early 2000s, Lampedusa has become a prime transit point for immigrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia wanting to enter Europe. With the new food crisis and the Libia's War, the situation is become more critique. Almost every day migrants arrived in Lampedusa, then transferred in the Centre for Identification and reception (CIE - CARA) and, after a variable period, in other places in Italy. In other cases, a lot of migrant are take back to their place, often violating the international law.
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January 25, 2013
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Lampedusa is the southernmost part of Italy more close to Tunisia... News Photo 160224692Italy,Lampedusa,Part Of,Politics,Tunisia,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Moment © 2011 Michele Lapini[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Lampedusa is the southernmost part of Italy, more close to Tunisia than Italy. Since the early 2000s, Lampedusa has become a prime transit point for immigrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia wanting to enter Europe. With the new food crisis and the Libia's War, the situation is become more critique. Almost every day migrants arrived in Lampedusa, then transferred in the Centre for Identification and reception (CIE - CARA) and, after a variable period, in other places in Italy. In other cases, a lot of migrant are take back to their place, often violating the international law.