Hearing of former Italian minister Salvini delayed

A hearing ahead of a possible trial involving Italy’s former interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has been delayed, according to local media reports. Salvini, the leader of the far-right League party, is accused of false imprisonment of boat migrants, and abuse of office. The court in the Sicilian capital of Palermo has set a new date of March 20, the reports on Saturday said. Among other issues, the delay was caused by the need to translate important documents into Italian. In August 2019, as interior minister, he refused to allow a migrant rescue vessel safe harbour on the island of Lampedusa….

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