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Lampedusa Migrants

WATCH: 'Appalling' Migrant Video Sparks Outrage

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Italy is facing widespread criticism and possible legal action after a shocking video that purportedly shows migrants stripping naked before being hos...

Children's Drawings Capture Shipwreck Tragedy

Posted 10.08.2013 | World

Divers have recovered dozens more bodies in the wake of a shipwreck that killed hundreds of migrants off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Oct. 3rd. ...

On Italian Island, Refugees Wait at Intersection of Europe's Hope and Fear

Michelle Chen | Posted 07.17.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

The unrest in Tunisia and Libya have turned Lampedusa into a makeshift Ellis Island. Several thousand have arrived from Tunisia, and there's a growing wave from Libya. No one knows when they'll be allowed to leave, or who will accept them.

Migrant Boat Filled With Fleeing Libyans Sinks; Over 130 Missing

Posted 06.06.2011 | World

ROME (Reuters) - More than 130 people were missing and at least 15 appeared to be dead after a boat carrying Eritrean and Somali refugees from Libya c...