Italian Senate votes to lift Salvini’s immunity, paving way for trial over migrant detentions

Italian senators voted on Wednesday to lift immunity for far-right leader Matteo Salvini, opening the way for a potentially career-ending trial over accusations he illegally detained migrants at sea last year.

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