In Greece, arrested or kept in prison at least 161 of the citizen of Ukraine. About this on his page in Facebook wrote a representative of the Verkhovna Rada on human rights Lyudmila Denisova.
“According to available information, in the prisons of Greece is now 161 Ukrainian. Of these, 112 people on charges of transporting illegal migrants”, – said Denisov.
She added that Ukrainian sailors often fraudulently forced to smuggle illegal immigrants to Europe. According to Denisova, the Ukrainians offered a high-paying job on yachts or cruise liners, and in return, their force or threats of death, forced to carry illegal migrants.
As reported July 20 in Greece, Ukrainians Sergey Shvayka and Petr Litvinchuk planted 180 years on charges of smuggling migrants. Later, the Deputy Director of the Department of consular service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasily Kirilich said that the Ukrainians can reduce the term of imprisonment.