Lampedusa, gateway to Europe

By Riccardo Stagliano', www.repubblica.it, March 2011
Filed under: Graphics, Video, Audio

Thousands of people from Tunisia are fleeing from their country. They don't believe that the revolution will bring soon a better future. And they risk their life sailing towards Italy, to enter Europe for a better life. Hundreds of people everyday land in Lampedusa, a tiny island, south of Sicily. There's already a humanitarian crisis but, in spite of the fearmongering that some members of the Berlusconi government spread, ordinary people of Lampedusa react very well to the so-called "invasion". As this webdocumentary tries to demonstrate.

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Covered from: AG, Sicilia, Italia

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