Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree

FILE PHOTO - The offshore supply ship Asso Venticinque carrying migrants docks at the port of Pozzallo on the island of Sicily, Italy, June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello

ROME (Reuters) – Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities. The cabinet approved the measure two weeks after the anti-immigrant League triumphed in European parliamentary elections, increasing the clout of its […]

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