Photograph by Gianni Cipriano

May 7, 2011 § Leave a comment

Refugee

16 February, 2011. Lampedusa, Italy. A Tunisian immigrant sits on a hill looking towards the centre of Lampedusa. According to the Italian Interior Ministry announce on February 23rd, since the unrest began in Tunisia in mid-January some 6,300 immigrants, all but 100 of them from Tunisia, have arrived in Lampedusa, an island of 6,000 people that lives on fishing and tourism and is having a thriving off-season. (Gianni Cipriano for The New York Times)

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