A law firm has filed a suit in the Rome civil court against Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on behalf of 41 migrants who were rescued at sea and brought aboard the ship Diciotti…In the lawsuit, the migrants are asking for damages between 42,000 and 71,000 euros for having been forced to remain aboard the ship for several days.”
Reminder: that money would come out of the taxpayer purse.
The response from Salvini: “Allow me to respond with a big laugh.”
Salvini has received a barrage of criticism for his stand against the illegal entry of migrants from Libya. In June, Salvini refused to let a ship carrying 629 migrants to dock. Spain ended up taking them in after a standoff, and Salvini declared victory.
Salvini has clearly laid out his stance as it relates to the EU plan of continued open-door migration: