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Italy shuts down one of the biggest migrant camps in Europe

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Mineo centre for migrants located on Sicily Island once housed around 4 000 people. In the past, Mineo was a US military base. Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini participated in the centre’s closure. The minister represents populist and right-wing League party. He has also criticized humanitarian aid groups that assist migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. The decision regarding the closure of Mineo centre was announced in June, when 152 people…