The CILD project In Limine provides an analysis of the situation in the Italian migrant hotspot of Lampedusa and flags serious breaches that could result from the so-called Salvini decree
Six Tunisian fishermen that towed a migrant boat to Italy and were arrested for people smuggling have been released by an Italian court.
In April, three Italian rights groups presented a dossier detailing all the irregularities and violations that have occurred inside the Lampedusa hotspot and other migrant centers.
After the denunciation by three groups of the deplorable living conditions and human rights violations occurring in the Lampedusa hotspot, the center has been temporarily closed for renovations.
A delegation from three human rights groups has found inhuman conditions and systematic violations of human rights inside the Lampedusa hotspot.
A year after his first visit, Italy's national guarantor of the rights of people deprived of liberty went back to Lampedusa and uncovered the same intolerable living conditions that he had previously reported.
Four years ago, almost 300 people - including 60 children - drowned when their boat capsized off Lampedusa. Now a father and mother who lost their four daughters in the tragedy seek justice before the Italian courts.
"Fuocoammar," a documentary written by Gianfranco Rosi and released last year, shed light on the struggles of immigrants from North Africa in Lampedusa. Through the eyes of a young school boy and a doctor, the short...
Italy will celebrate on October 3 a National Remembrance Day for Victims of Immigration for the first time. This means that every October 3 will commemorate the Lampedusa shipwreck, which occurred on this day in 2013,...
Having been held as prisoners on the island of Lampedusa for months now, a number of refugees started a hunger strike to demand to be enabled to leave the island. Besides the desperate living conditions in the...