Italian police have been mistreating refugees and migrants, says Amnesty International. In several cases, people also said they had been given electric shocks with stun batons.
The interior minister has ordered migrants in Riace be redistributed across Italy after its mayor was arrested. The mayor's vision was hailed across the globe as a model for reviving towns and integrating refugees.
Migrants and asylum-seekers failed by Italy's integration system often end up in places like Castel Volturno. There they risk being exploited, but they also find solidarity, reports Michele Bertelli.
Italy has warned Germany not to deport migrants back to Italy. Reports say the German state of Bavaria is preparing to send asylum-seekers back to Italy, insisting that the cases must be processed at the point of entry.
The Aquarius has docked at the port of Marseille, carrying with it uncertainty about the future of migrant rescue missions. But even as the humanitarian vessel ends operations indefinitely, some see hope on the horizon.
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