Italy migrants: New law targets rescue ships

The decree is seen as a victory for Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and his far-right League party.

    The United Nations and the European Union have voiced concern over a new Italian law targeting charity rescue boats in the Mediterranean.

    The law gives the government in Rome more authority to block ships trying to bring migrants ashore.

     

    Al Jazeera's Alexi O'Brien reports.


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