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Italy's hard line on migration has repeatedly left hundreds in limbo | Photo: Camilla Kranzusch/ROPI/picture-alliance
Saviano is Italy's best-known anti-Mafia author and a leading human rights campaigner | Photo: Angelo Carconi / Imago Images

Italian Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility, Matteo Salvini, attends the Raiuno program "Porta a porta" hosted by Italian journalist Bruno Vespa, Rome, Italy, on October 24, 2022 | Photo: ANSA/Massimo Percossi
The German NGO migrant rescue ship Sea Watch 3 with 440 migrants on board arrives in the port of Pozzallo, Sicily, 31 December 2021 | Photo: ARCHIVE ANSA / FRANCESCO RUTA
Three right-wing parties won a large share of the vote in the Italian election and will likely lead the next government. Their three leaders (from left to right) are Matteo Salvini (League), Silvio Berlusconi (Forza Italia) and Giorgia Meloni (Brothers of Italy) | Photo: ANSA/Guiseppe Lami
Migrants rescued at sea arrive in Floriana, Malta | Photo: EPA/Domenic Aquilina
League party leader Matteo Salvini during traditional party rally in Pontida (Bergamo), 18 September 2022 | Photo: ANSA / PAOLO MAGNI
Migrants resting on the Open Arms Uno on August 24, 2022 | Photo: Juan Medina/Reuters
From file: Migrants hiding in the woods between the municipalities of Ventimiglia and Olivetta San Michele near the French border | Photo: Chiara Carenini / ANSA
League leader Matteo Salvini visits Lampedusa ahead of the Italian elections on September 25 | Photo: David Lohmueller / picture alliance / ASSOCIATED PRESS
The dead body of Alika Ogorchukwu lies on the pavement behind a police cordon. According to reports he was dead by the time the police arrived | Photo: ROPI / picture alliance
Matteo Salvini is facing defamation charges over comments he made about then Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete | Photo: Mauro Scrobogna/Zuma/picture-alliance