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A group of 30 migrants on the Open arms that reached Porto Empedocle (Ag), from Lampedusa, on the Sansovino ship, August 23, 2019 | Photo: ANSA/PASQUALE CLAUDIO MONTANA LAMPO
Matteo Salvini at a pess conference in Palermo after local judges decided to indict him in the Open Arms trial. The former interior minister is accused of kidnapping 147 migrants who were aboard the Open Arms in August 2019 | Photo: Igor Petyx/Kontrolab/picture-alliance
League leader Matteo Salvini talks to reporters in Palermo, Sicily, on January 9, 2021. The League was in the bunker hall of the Ucciardone prison in Palermo for the preliminary hearing against him over the Open Arms case | Photo: ANSA/ IGOR PETYX
Former transport minister Danilo Toninelli speaks with reporters after the second preliminary hearing for a request for indictment against ex interior minister Matteo Salvini on abduction charges on the Gregoretti case in Catania, on December 12, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO
From archive: A soldier patrolling Italian border | Photo: ANSA / MAURO ZOCCHI
Palazzo Chigi, seat of the Italian government, during the cabinet meeting, Rome, 5 October 2020 | Photo: Angelo Carconi / ANSA
Matteo Salvini arrives at court | Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of Matteo Salvini raise banners with the writing 'Put Me On Trial Too' on them during a rally with the League party leader in Piazza Aldo Moro in Bollate, Milan. 16 September 2020 | PHOTO ANSA /MATTEO BAZZI
Former interior minister Matteo Salvini in Rome on August 28, 2019 | REUTERS/Ciro de Luca
League leader Matteo Salvini during a visit to the hotspot of Lampedusa on July 23, 2020 | PHOTO: ANSA/ ELIO DESIDERIO
Migrants in Ancona during a protest to be able to sign up at the official registry | Photo: ANSA
Despite being in the spotlight following her arrest in Italy last June, Carola Rackete says the real heroes are "the people we encountered at sea who survived so much more than crossing in an unseaworthy boat." | Photo: Reuters