Police evicted one of the largest occupied housings in Turin, Italy. African migrants including Nigerians were forced to abandon the site in the early hours Monday morning.
The eviction was agreed with the city authorities but it is as of yet unclear where some of the inhabitants will be accommodated.
In January, Italian authorities evacuated hundreds of migrants from a reception centre near Rome, Italy after the government scrapped residency rights it used to offer asylum seekers.
“I found a family here, I worked with the parish priest, I helped with mass, I went to school,” said Nigerian Anthony Ehikwe, one of hundreds of migrants being expelled from Italy’s second-largest migrant centre. “And now I do not even have the time to say goodbye.”