Migration: in Greece, a historic verdict on one of the deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean

Migration: in Greece, a historic verdict on one of the deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean
Migration: in Greece, a historic verdict on one of the deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean

The verdict handed down this Tuesday by the court of Kalamata, Greece, is historic. He exonerates nine migrants imprisoned for a year, and helps establish jurisprudence on shipwrecks in international waters. In the room, joy was at its peak.


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By Fabien Perrier

Published on 05/21/2024 at 5:40 p.m.
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Special envoy to Kalamata (Greece)

VSn Tuesday May 21, at 12:40 p.m., applause, slogans and ululations rang out in the court of Kalamata, Greece. Tears began to flow on cheeks as the verdict was announced in the trial of one of the deadliest shipwrecks in history. For the nine accused but also the NGOs and lawyers, it is a victory. The horror took place off the coast of Pylos on the night of June 13 to 14, 2023 and caused the death of more than 600 migrants. The nine exiles who were in the dock, all Egyptians, were exonerated.



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