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Would-be immigrants arrive on a boat in

Immigrants Arrive in Lampedusa on a boat. Via the German Marshall Fund Blog

Would-be immigrants arrive on a boat in the port of Italy’s southern island of Lampedusa late on July 31, 2008. Italy’s coast guard intercepted around 800 illegal immigrants on five boats off the island of Lampedusa on July 31. One boat, carrying 339 people, including 47 women and four children, got as far as the Sicilian island’s port. The reception centre on Lampedusa, which can hold 700 immigrants, was overwhelmed by the scale of new arrivals after some 400 illegal immigrants turned up on the island. AFP PHOTO / Mauro Seminara (Photo credit should read Mauro Seminara/AFP/Getty Images)

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Marin Aeschbach

Marin is 24 years old and currently resides in Zürich. He considers himself a granddad of Model United Nations journalism after being an editor for the media bodies at MOSTIMUN, SOFIMUN, NAPOMUN, ROMUN, KULMUN and MUNUSAL. He mostly edits stuff here, but may occasionally chime in or give you an insight into his work.