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One of world's most wanted people smugglers faces trial

Prosecutors say he is responsible for sending thousands of people on boats from Libya to Europe, with more than 1,500 drowning on the way. But his lawyers say they have got the wrong man.

An Eritrean man accused of being one of the world's most wanted people smugglers has gone on trial in Italy. Prosecutors say he is responsible for sending thousands of people on boats from Libya to Europe, with more than 1,500 drowning on the way. But his lawyers say they have got the wrong man.

Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports.

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