German rescue captain to sue Italy’s Salvini over migrant comments

FILE PHOTO: Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old Sea-Watch 3 captain, disembarks from a Finance police boat and is escorted to a car, in Porto Empedocle, Italy July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

ROME (Reuters) – The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader. Carola Rackete, 31, was freed from house arrest on Tuesday after a judge dismissed accusations she had […]

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