Title Safi and Others v. Greece (Application no. 5418/15)
Publisher Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights
Publication Date 7 July 2022
Country Afghanistan | Greece | State of Palestine | Syrian Arab Republic
Topics Rescue at sea / Interception at sea
Cite as Safi and Others v. Greece (Application no. 5418/15), Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights, 7 July 2022, available at: https://www.refworld.org/cases,ECHR,62de68304.html [accessed 17 May 2023]
Comments This case concerned the sinking on 20 January 2014 of a fishing boat transporting 27 foreign nationals in the Aegean Sea, off the island of Farmakonisi, resulting in the death of 11 people, including relatives of the applicants. The Court found violations of Article 2 (right to life) and Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment).
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