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Ever Given crew should not be hostages in a legal war

Too often crew are used as a pawn in a legal chess match between owners and authorities. Sometimes that can lead to seafarers being stranded, sometimes for years, as with Mohammad Aisha, through no fault of their own. It is clear that the maritime community must stand in solidarity with these crew who are denied their rights, writes Nick Savvides.

This week a seafarer went home. This should not be the subject of great wonder, but this particular sailor had been held in effective captivity for four years aboard a ship that he had worked on but did not own.

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