Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini gestures at the Senate ahead of the vote on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Italy’s Matteo Salvini loses immunity and will face trial in migrant ship kidnap case

  • Far-right leader accused of detaining more than 100 migrants aboard coastguard ship for six days while waiting for other EU states to take them in
  • Then interior minister could be jailed for up to 15 years if convicted in potentially career-ending trial
Topic |   Italy
Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini gestures at the Senate ahead of the vote on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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