Italy court orders Salvini to stand trial for 2019 migrant standoff

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  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Italy court orders Salvini to stand trial for 2019 migrant standoff” – below is their description.

    An Italian court has ordered former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial on kidnapping charges for refusing to let a migrant ship dock in Sicily in 2019.

    But Salvini, who is the leader of Italy’s anti-immigration League party, insists he did the right thing.

    Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports.

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