An Eritrean would-be immigrant touches pictures depicting Jesus Christ while on her bunk bed at the Lyster barracks detention centre for immigrants, which currently holds around 250 detainees, in Hal Far, outside Valletta July 19, 2013. Would-be immigrants who land in Malta face mandatory detention which can last for 18 months but figures show nearly half are allowed out sooner, following the granting of refugee status or humanitarian protection, according to official sources.
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