Lampedusa: Survivors excluded from Italy memorial

October 21, 2013   // 0 Comments

BBC News Survivors of a shipwreck in which hundreds of African migrants died have protested in Italy after being excluded from a ceremony to honour the victims. Detainees at a holding centre on the island of Lampedusa emerged en masse and staged a sit-in, blocking a road. A big screen was erected so they could follow proceedings aired on state TV. The ceremony, held in the Sicilian port of Agrig...

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