A Summer Dream Turned into a Nightmare for Migrants Waiting to Cross the Mediterranean

The tide of migrants mainly from African countries (Nigeria, Guinea, Eritrea and Mali) showed little signs of abating during the summer break. Italy, which is on the front line was bearing the brunt of receiving, fingerprinting and processing claims of people whose lives sometimes hang by a thread during the risky sea crossing. The pressure […]

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Italian Migration Conundrum

Famous Germany military strategist Carl von Clausewitz once noted that a country can change everything except its geography. Even today in a world where technical advancements defy all traditional paradigms, this remains true. The proximity of the Italian coast to Africa, in particular Libya, makes it the preferred destination for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea […]

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