Nigerian migrant burnt to death at refugee camp in Italy.

Becky Moses, a 26-year-old Nigerian woman has died in a Friday night fire incident in a tent city housing hundreds of migrants in San Ferdinando, leading to protests by over 100 other immigrants on Monday.
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Some of them held photos of Becky. Two other women were badly hurt and dozens of others received treatment for less serious injuries, La Repubblica reported. .
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According to the newspaper, Moses had only been staying in the encampment for a few days before her death. She was previously a resident in Riace. However, having recently had her application for political asylum denied, Moses was obliged to leave Riace and had been sleeping instead in a tent in San Ferdinando. .
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The encampment is home to around 1,000 people living in tents and shacks. Most of the residents work as labourers on local farms. .
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According to the Italian aid group Doctors for Human Rights (Medu), as many as 3,000 labourers – the majority of them with valid residence permits for Italy – live in the camp at the height of the harvest, working for minimal wages and sleeping without electricity or running water in conditions that the NGO describes as “shamefully inhumane”. .
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The cause of the fire last weekend is unclear, though smaller blazes in the past have resulted from residents lighting bonfires for warmth. As a result of Monday’s march, USB said, regional authorities have agreed to allow people living in the camp to register as local residents.

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