Migrants, who have been housed for years on Lampedusa, Italy's Pelagie Islands, set fire to the central pavilion at the refugee “welcome center” this past Tuesday night. It appears this was in response to learning that they would be repatriated to their home in Tunisia.
It took hours for the firefighters to put out the blaze out and fortunately there were no injuries reported. The fire engulfed the reception and first aid center of Imbriacola on the island, where 530 “asylum seekers” have been housed.
This fire, however, is not the first time the refugees have burnt this pavilion, as arson has happened in 2011 and 2009. The director, Rossana Perri stated that the situation was not clear, but the guests are safe.
It has been reported that tensions in the center have been high due to an unwillingness of some of the migrants to undergo registration, which includes identification and fingerprinting.
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makes me sick
They are nasty people with no thankfulness! They are violent and sneaky!
Don’t rebuild the center and deport them as criminal fire starters.
There seems to be a little irony in this, but I bet Liberals won’t get it.
Have to figure how to get these pigs to starve to death!
Hmmm…Aren’t these the peace loving…misunderstood people that obama is trying to shove down our throats?
Nobody needs these kinds of people in their country. Kick them out.
guess they’re not welcomed now.
Too bad they weren’t in it