Italy declares a state of emergency over migration: What does it mean?
16 April 2023 | 12:14 pm
Following a surge in migrant arrivals, Italy's right-wing government has declared a six-month state of emergency. Analysts warn the measure may have detrimental consequences for migrants.
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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office issued a state of emergency after days of clashes between security forces and a militia group in the Amhara region.
More than 40 people have been killed after a migrant vessel sank, survivors of the shipwreck told Italian media.
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Italy was attempting to transfer some 3,000 migrants from the island of Lampedusa to other parts of the country. The UN's refugee agency urged it to make haste.
Thousands of migrants have arrived on Lampedusa from Africa this week, with the EU at odds over what to do with them. DW reports from the Italian island, where locals are showing compassion as conditions worsen.
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