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La Repubblica, 12.03.2015

Italy [IT] La Repubblica, « Illegal bid » : eight persons under investigation for the CARA of Mineo

[EN] « Illegitimate » : this is how the president of the anti-bribery national authority considers the call for bid for the management of Mineo’s CARA (reception centre for asylum seekers). He said that this call for bid was a threat to principles of competition and transparency. The prosecutors of Catane and Caltagirone opened an inquiry on the management […]

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Italy [IT] Live Sicilia Catania, Cara, inspection by E. Forenza : « interminable waiting and overcrowded rooms »

[IT] The MEP Eleonora Forenza visited, without warning, the CARA (reception centre for asylum seekers) of Mineo in Sicily. With more than 3400 migrants live there, this centre, in which a migrant has recently been found dead, is the biggest centre in Europe. The MEP has been shocked in particular by the overcrowding and the interminable […]

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Italy [IT] Cronache di ordinario razzismo, Commission for Human Rights : CIE are useless and dangerous, but the government doesn’t plan to close them

[EN] A report published the 26 February by the extraordinary Commission for the Protection and the Promotion of the Human Rights of the Italian Senate highlights the numerous lacks concerning the treatment of migrants, violations of their rights and dignity in Italian detention centres. The report denounces cases of extreme tensions linked to overcrowding ang […]

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Italy [IT] CIPSI, CIEs are still killing !

[EN] The Italian mobilisation LasciateCIEntrare denounces the death of an inmate in the Identification and Expulsion Center (CIE) of Bari. Centres of Crotone and Gradisca, in which two other inmates have been killed, are closed ; today, a legal proceeding has been started to close Bari’s centre. A crucial stake remains : the responsabilities for these deaths. Il […]

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Italy, Europe's harbour

Italy: Europe’s harbour

Following increased militarisation and the multiplication of migration controls on the coasts of Mauritania, Morocco and Andalusia, the routes taken by migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa have gradually moved eastwards. Today, Italy represents one of the main points of entry to the EU, via the sea, for migrants who depart from the Greek, Libyan and Tunisian […]

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Italy “Watchdogs of the Union”

“As a result of increased controls at sea off the Moroccan and West-African coasts, the number of boats trying to reach Southern Europe from Libya and Tunisia has been growing steadily… Those which reach European coasts face new dangers. Since the beginning of the 2000s, countries at the southern border of the EU have set […]

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Detention camps, open centres and transit zones in Italy

Detention camps, open centres and transit zones in Italy

In December 2006, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament commissioned a study on the conditions of migrants and asylum seekers in reception, detention and transit centres. This study, carried out by STEPS and completed in December 2007, is the first on this subject, based on field investigations […]

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