Italy to deport 128 Egyptian illegal immigrants

Ahram Online, Tuesday 22 Mar 2011

Italy arrested 128 illegal Egyptian immigrants, half of whom are underage, and will be immediately deported

Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister Mohamed Abd El-Hakam announced on Tuesday that 128 illegal Egyptian immigrants in Italy have been arrested. Sixty-eight of these are underage.

According to Italian authorities the boat carrying the immigrants set off from Kafr El-Sheikh, governorate in Egypt’s delta region.

Italian authorities have taken the decision to deport these illegal immigrants back to Egypt without trial or imprisonment.

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