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What Italy’s Interior Minister Should Have Said About Rescue at Sea

Expand A demonstrator holds a banner reading "Stop fascism and racism: stop playing with migrants' life" during an anti-racism rally in Macerata, Italy, February 10, 2018. © 2018 Yara Nardi/Reuters Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini recently issued a circular on sea border control in an attempt to block those rescued in the Mediterranean Sea from being brought ashore to Italy. He cited national security reasons, adding that these people could be returned to Libya. Salvini got a lot of things wrong in his circular, so I rewrote it for him. Nongovernmental organizations doing search and…

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