28 May 2009

Lampedusa: how the Tunisians were beaten by the Italian police

ROMA, 28 maggio 2009 - Lampedusa, immigrants identification and expulsion centre. February 18th 2009. A riot broke out leaded by the Tunisians detainees after one month of detention in inhuman conditions. The Italian police answered beating tens of inmates. Some witnesses told us what they saw that day. An parliamentary interrogation has been presented in order to understand better what really happened that day and who was responsible. Today we are able to make you listen directly the voices of our witnesses.