In Italy, a recent court ruling held that it is not illegal for an Italian minister to act in the interests of the Italian people in defiance of European Union directives. A judge in the Sicilian city of Catania on May 14 ruled that rightist populist political leader Matteo Salvini should not face kidnapping charges for refusing to allow a boatload of over 100 primarily Sudanese migrants to disembark in Italy in 2019 while he served as the nation’s interior minister.
As the Associated Press reported, an ecstatic Salvini hailed the ruling: “It is a beautiful day, not only for me and my family, but for all Italians who want a controlled, regulated and positive immigration, and not thousands of arrivals that in this post-COVID summer we cannot permit.”
Storming the Beaches
Two years ago, Liberty Nation detailed how globalist elites and refugee-enabling NGOs such as Sea Watch intentionally targeted Italy with a wave of foreigners for political reasons, using international maritime laws as cover:
“The story being reported in European newspapers is that humanitarians are saving shipwrecked migrants at sea and bringing them to the nearest port as mandated by international treaties. France24 claimed that Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is obstructing the rule of law.
Shoshana Fine of the European Council on Foreign Relations said that ‘search and rescue is a question of international maritime law. We’re not speaking about migration governance here,...