Prosecutors in the Sicilian city of Catania accuse Salvini of abusing his powers as then-interior minister to block 116 migrants from disembarking from the Italian Gregoretti coastguard boat last year.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought back borders as different countries put their own interests first.
The 25-year-old aid worker said her conversion to Islam was spontaneous and not forced, but far-right politicians still targetted her with hatred.
The devil is in the details, but EU leaders this week will wrangle a deal which might be a starter’s pistol for Brussels to fall on its sword.
Far-right leader Matteo Salvini, the head of Italy's League party, who was serving as interior minister at the time, could eventually face up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.
From climate change to India's complete take over of disputed Kashmir to massive anti-Beijing demonstrations in Hong Kong, here are some of the global protests that dominated headlines in 2019.
The sardine has become a symbol of protest against the far-right firebrand leader Matteo Salvini, who served as interior minister and deputy prime minister in the previous coalition government with the Five Star Movement.
Thousands have attended protests against the former interior minister, who has built his platform on anti-immigration policies.
The international community has failed to stop countries like the UAE, Jordan and France from supplying weapons to warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Morning police raids have led to the seizure of a cache of weapons including rocket launchers and the arrests of twelve suspects who praised Nazism.
As politics lurches to the right, with populists dominating the political landscape throughout Europe and beyond, it is more vital than ever before to affect real change and we can only do that together.
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