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UN Tells Italy Proposed Decree Violates Migrants' Rights

The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants, even after U.N. human rights investigators said it violated international law. Ministry officials said the security decree was "necessary and urgent'' and was expected to be approved at a Cabinet meeting Monday. In a May 15 letter to Italy's government released Saturday, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights...

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