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On the shores of safety: migration management in Sicily

14 February 2018 - 11:51

The current electoral debate in Italy focusses mainly on the achievements of the government in stemming migration flows. However, the plight of migrants struggling to build a new life in the country is rarely discussed in the political arena.

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