For five weeks now, the Danish shipping company DFDS has found itself in a legal stalemate regarding 12 migrants that stowed away on a ferry between Turkey and Ukraine.
The stowaways are at present locked in their cabins because it has not been possible to find a country to take them and because they could be a potential danger to themselves or to the ship.
Some of them have already threatened to commit suicide by jumping overboard.
One of the difficulties is that the stowaways have no identification papers. When questioned, they claim to be stateless Palestinians, but DFDS thinks that they …read more
Source: The Copenhagen Post