The Italian Mafia is siphoning off money that's intended for refugee centers. They manipulate orders from the provincial administration and evade large sums of tax. The police have arrested more than 60 Mafiosi.
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.
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.
Best-selling author Roberto Saviano has been a rock in Salvini's shoe, regularly denouncing the interior minister's hardline immigration policies. Salvini said he could not tolerate accusations that he enables the mafia.
The advertisement campaign showed migrants in life jackets as they were being rescued with Benetton's logo at the bottom. The Franco-German charity involved in the rescue has condemned the Italian clothing company.
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