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Covid Creates Flashpoint for Anti-Migrant Sentiment in Italy

Click to expand Image Men who were rescued off the Libyan coast in January, 2020 watch the city of Messina, Sicily from the deck of the Open Arms rescue vessel.  © AP Photo/Santi Palacios The recent arrival by sea in Sicily and Calabria of a dozen migrants who tested positive for the virus that causes Covid-19 provoked several painful and unworthy reactions. In Amantea, a town in Calabria, residents protested the arrival of 24 migrants, 13 of whom tested positive, saying their presence would increase the risk of a new outbreak of Covid-19 and damage tourism. Instead of reassuring the…

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