A crowd of hands reaching desperately to the sky, like those of people drowning.
This is the striking art installation created in the Italian coastal city of Pescara by a local network of charities and NGOs that work to integrate migrants, in protest at Italy’s hardline Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini.
Rete Oltre il Ponte told CNN that the artwork, which has been placed without official permission in the city’s main square, in front of the town hall, is intended to remind Salvini “that the lives of the people are close to our hearts and we want nobody to die at sea anymore.”
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