Activists defy Italian laws to rescue migrants at sea

Migrants continue to venture out to Italian port of Lampedusa despite country's 'zero tolerance' measures, making activists' rescue efforts much harder.

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    The tiny Italian island of Lampedusa has long been a magnet for migrants wanting to reach Europe.

    But harsher measures by Italy's right-wing politicians have made it more difficult for activists who rescue migrant ships stuck at sea.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Lampedusa.


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