Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Matteo Salvini

Minister under fire for shedding tears for irregular migrants 

Italy’s far-right opposition on Thursday lashed out at a government minister whose tearful moment while announcing a temporary amnesty for irregular migrants has gone viral on social media.

Italian charity to regain possession of migrant rescue boat

An Italian charity on Tuesday said it had won a legal battle to regain possession of a migrant rescue boat that had been impounded by judicial authorities in September.

Italy to close ports to NGO migrant ships ‘all summer’

Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini announced Friday that Italian ports would be closed "all summer" to NGO ships which rescue migrants trying to...

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