Lampedusa centre on fire

This morning in Lampedusa, the southern island of Europe, a revolt
started in the "Centre for identification and expulsion", following the
hunger strike of 300 detainees from Tunisia. The detention center hosts
more than 800 migrants, mostly from Tunisia. The fire destroyed most of
the building and the police had to fight the revolt with extra smoke
(teargas), it is yet unknown the number of people harmed.

The mayor of the city Bernardino De Rubeis has released a declaration
against the Italian government, quoting his own words: "Guilty is the
Government which transformed this center in a Lager, the migrants are

The revolt seem to have exploded as 107 Tunisian migrants were to be
deported back to their country, proceeding to a first transfer in

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