75 Eritreans Feared Dead While 5 Rescued at Sea off Italian Island

By Sabina Castelfranco – Rome 20 August 2009Italian authorities have rescued five Eritreans adrift near a southern Italian island. It is the latest immigration tragedy in the waters between Africa and the remote southern Italian island of Lampedusa. The Italian authorities received a call from the Maltese that there were … more

75 Eritreans Feared Dead While 5 Rescued at Sea off Italian Island

By Sabina Castelfranco – Rome 20 August 2009Italian authorities have rescued five Eritreans adrift near a southern Italian island. It is the latest immigration tragedy in the waters between Africa and the remote southern Italian island of Lampedusa. The Italian authorities received a call from the Maltese that there were … more

] Fresh flood of refugee arrivals on Italian island

Italian coastguard vessels intercepted an unknown number of makeshift craft on Thursday and Friday, which predominantly contained immigrants from Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia, Italian news reports said. … more

] Fresh flood of refugee arrivals on Italian island

Italian coastguard vessels intercepted an unknown number of makeshift craft on Thursday and Friday, which predominantly contained immigrants from Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia, Italian news reports said. … more