Up to five thousand migrants live in Borgo Mezzanone, a rural hamlet of 500 residents. Here, a decommissioned military airport has grown into a makeshift community made of containers, tents and shacks, known as the "Runway Ghetto."
Different sections of the runway host different communities, with their own churches, mosques, corner shops, butchers and even nightclubs.
Ruled by a nigerian mafia who has established a strong alliance with local crime organizations, it is the largest shantytown of labourers in Europe,15 km from Foggia, Southern Italy.
There, in an environment of drug trafficking and...