Italian Far-Right Strongman Matteo Salvini’s Bid to Be Prime Minister Has Backfired Spectacularly
Instead of the new elections he wanted, the populist strongman has found himself dumped out of government and facing plummeting poll ratings.
Italy Is Trying to Criminalize Migrant-Rescue Boats
NGOs operating rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, the deadliest route for migrants trying to cross from Africa to Europe, now face harsh penalties
Italy's Far-Right Interior Minister Wants to Send a Boat Full of Migrants Back to a War Zone
Matteo Salvini, an anti-immigration hardliner, vowed that their rescue ship would not be allowed to dock in his country’s ports.