Akif Rasuli spent more than two years behind bars after being accused of people smuggling
A Greek court has awarded thousands of euros in compensation to an Afghan refugee who spent more than two years in prison after being wrongfully accused of people smuggling, in a rare step hailed by campaigners.
A three-member appeal court sitting on the Aegean island of Lesbos ruled that Akif Rasuli had not only been unjustly jailed, but should be recompensed for the ordeal he had been made to endure.
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/sep/06/afghan-refugee-wrongly-jailed-in-greece-wins-thousands-in-compensation
Author : Helena Smith
Publish date : 2023-09-06 17:43:41
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