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By Laura Clarke. In mid January 170 people applied for registration at Rome's juvenile court to be included in the list of voluntary guardians (tutori volontari) for unaccompanied foreign minors. All had been trained by...
500 migrants evicted in Rebibbia amid Raggi moratorium controversy. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has backtracked on her controversial call for a moratorium of new migrants arriving in the capital, after Italy's interior...
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Grillo backs Raggi plan to close capital's Roma camps. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has called on Italy's interior ministry for a moratorium on the arrival of new migrants in the capital, citing the "strong migratory pre...
Raggi says Barbuta and Monachina campsites to close within two years. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has pledged to close the city's Roma camps, after having secured €3.8 million in European Union funds to dismantle the si...
Outrage in Italy over hate-attack murder of asylum seeker. Italian premier Matteo Renzi has condemned the murder of Nigerian asylum seeker Emmanuel Chidi Namdi who was beaten to death in a hate attack by an Italian "u...
Baobab migrant centre shut down by Rome authorities. The well-known migrant Centro Baobab on Via Cupa, near Rome's Tiburtina station, has been forced to close. Despite numerous petitions and appeals over the past two...
Joel Nafuma Refugees Center Christmas appeal. The Joel Nafuma Refugee Center (JNRC) at the American Episcopal Church of Rome, St Paul’s Within the Walls, is holding its annual Christmas Gift Bag Appeal between now an...
Rome police detain 23 refugees from Centro Baobab. Rome police detained 23 undocumented refugees following a dawn raid at the volunteer-run Centro Baobab, which offers assistance to hundreds of refugees every day, on...
Joel Nafuma Refugee Center helps homeless project. Migrants, refugees and other volunteers are joining forces to clean up areas used by Rome's homeless, at 10.00 on Wednesday 4 November, as part of the "This Is Our Ho...
Vatican to provide accommodation for two refugee families. The Vatican will take two refugee families currently sheltering on the Italian island of Lampedusa at the express wishes of Pope Francis who has said that he...
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How an Afghan refugee found kindness at Rome's Joel Nafuma Refugee Center. My name is Rakin and I am a refugee. It is difficult for me to share my story, but I feel it’s important because I want others to understand t...
Hundreds missing. Italy's news agency ANSA is reporting that about 300 people may have been saved from a boat off the coast of Libya carrying 700 immigrants heading for Italy. The captain of the Irish rescue vessel...
Arrival of migrants triggers clash between far-right protestors and police. There were violent scenes between demonstrators and police in north Rome after a bus carrying 19 refugees arrived at a migrant reception cent...
Annual international event comes as refugee crisis escalates in Italy. Rome’s Joel Nafuma Refugee Center (JNRC), a ministry of St Paul’s Within the Walls American Episcopal Church, celebrates World Refugee Day on Sund...
Rome refugee centre holds solidarity events Rome's Joel Nafuma Refugee Center (JNRC) is collaborating with the Jesuit-run Centro Astalli refugee centre to hold a prayer flag project followed by an interfaith vigil ent...
Italian coastguard faces emergency off Libyan coast as Italy closes embassy in Tripoli The Italian coastguard rescued 2,164 migrants from a dozen different boats in a major operation off the Libyan coast on 15 Februar...
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