African Migrant to EU

I passed through the border between Ventimiglia and Menton in 1999. I had no idea that this peaceful border, which appeared in the film La Stanza del Figlio, would be in the news. This problem is nobody’s fault. I feel sorry for the people who had nowhere to go and had to flee their homeland.

¶The Italian and French governments were both trying to defuse an escalating diplomatic row Monday after France refused entry to a train carrying North African migrants from Italy. ¶Italy complained to France on Sunday after authorities blocked a train with Tunisian migrants from the border city of Ventimiglia entering Menton on the Cote d’Azur. […] Full text is here. Referenced from CNN News, 18 April, 2011