Italian Lawmakers Strip Salvini of Immunity in Migrant-Ship Case

MILAN—The Italian Senate voted to lift the immunity of Matteo Salvini, paving the way for the country’s former interior minister and the leader of the opposition to face a possible trial for refusing to let a ship carrying 150 migrants dock in Italy last year, and bringing the issue of migration to Europe back to the fore as the continent tries to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Prosecutors in Sicily are seeking to charge Mr. Salvini, who heads the far-right League, with illegally detaining the migrants by forcing them…

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