Category: Italy


Italian authorities demolish camp housing 1,500 migrants

More than 1,500 people have been evicted from a large refugee camp in southern Italy. The eviction in San Ferdinando is the...
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Migrants stranded at sea for 19 days finally brought to port

After spending 19 days stranded at sea, 49 migrants picked up by two German rescue ships were finally allowed to disembark in...
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Italy introduces new law that leaves migrants homeless and unprotected

Many migrants in Italy are being driven on to the streets and left with no protection after the parliament approved a new...
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It is over for the Aquarius

It is now official. After being detained for several months at the port of Marseille, waiting for a flag, the Aquarius will not...
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Kenya calls on Italy to help tackle root causes of irregular migration

Kenya has proposed that the Italian government turn its attention to the root causes when trying to curb irregular migration....
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Gambian migrant commits suicide after rejected asylum application

A 22-year-old Gambian has committed suicide after his application for political asylum in Italy was rejected. The man, identified...
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Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean exceed 2,000 this year

After another 17 migrants died on the journey across the Mediterranean on 5 November 2018, the United Nations High Commissioner...
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Austria and Italy suggest to hold migrants on ships

The interior ministers of Austria and Italy have suggested that migrants rescued at sea should be held on ships for days while...
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No NGO rescue boats between Libya and Italy

Thousands of migrants risk dying at sea because of a clampdown on NGO rescue ships, which has left the central Mediterranean...
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