NGO wins legal battle to restart human rights monitoring mission in the Aegean

RIGHTS campaigners who monitor Greece and Turkey’s handling of the migrant crisis in the Aegean Sea won a court case against a German government ruling yesterday that was preventing their ship from leaving the Greek island of Lesbos.

On April 23 the German Transport Ministry gave the Mare Liberum, a 69ft yacht operated by a charity of the same name, an order of suspension requiring the vessel to fulfil the same safety checks as freighter ships.

Mare Liberum wins in...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-05-15 19:26
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