Lampedusa, Sicily – Tunisians in revolt at the Hotspot


From the media we learn about the umpteenth protest staged by those restrained in the Hotspot on the island of Lampedusa. According to the media they are all people coming from Tunisia, for whom the State applies immediate deportation after the identification process.
19 /1 / Yesterday night, stone-throwing against the forces of order in the structure allegedly caused a carabiniere to be injured.
This protest is the result of the tension provoked by the restrain in the prison-island of all those whom the State wants to deport. Still according to the media, in recent days the prisoners in the hotspot have repeatedly asked to leave the island and some of them tried to board the ship that links Lampedusa and Linosa to Porto Empedocle but they were unfortunately stopped during controls.
Awaiting more information, freedom for the harraga!

Posted on 20/01/2018
Translated by act for freedom now!

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