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Feature - Runway Ghetto
Enri Canaj
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...

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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. This house costs 500 EUR, and was build...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Sofo, 36 years old, from Ghana, lives...
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ITALY. Bari. June 2018. Borgo Mezzanone is a fraction of Manfredonia,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. A Bar inside the Runway ghetto at Borgo...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. A Bar inside the Runway ghetto at Borgo...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Emilia, 22 years old, from Nigeria,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Borgo Mezzanone is a fraction of Manfredonia,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Emilia, 22 years old, from Nigeria,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Emilia, 22 years old, from Nigeria,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Borgo Mezzanone is a fraction of Manfredonia,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Kadir, 27 years old, from Togo, lives...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Borgo Mezzanone, Runway ghetto. Most...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. A makeshit shower inside the ”Runway...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. She is working as a sex worker.
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Migrants are prying during the Sunday...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. A Barber shop inside the Runway ghetto...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. A Nigerian women holding her 2 months...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Kadir 27 years old, from Togo, lives...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Borgo Mezzanone is a fraction of Manfredonia,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Dasmouen from Ghana, working as a butcher...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Dasmouen from Ghana, working as a butcher...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018.The way to achieve the fields near Borgo...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Migrants often work under a gangmaster,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Gofi, 45 years old, from Ghana, lives...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Ibrahim, 34 years old, from Gambia,...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Ibrahim 34 y.o from Gambia, lives since...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Friday, from Nigeria is cleaning the...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Malo, 35 years old, from Senegal, working...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Suman, 15 years old, from Gambia, walking...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Malo, 35 years old, and Elais from...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Migrants working on the fields collecting...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. Migrants working on the fields collecting...
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ITALY. Foggia. June 2018. The way to achieve the fields near...
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