Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by Administrator No Comments

The European Court of Human Rights has ordered France to pay compensation to Somali pirates worth thousands of euros for failing to present “promptly” the accused men before a judge¬†upon their arrival to the country.
The 48-hour delay was deemed by the Court as violation of the European Convention of Human Rights.
The case concerns nine Somali nationals, who, having hijacked French-registered vessels off the coast of Somalia were arrested and held by the French army

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