The Canadian Press

1998-08-13 | Maersk-Dubai

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Immigration officials approved a request by four Filipino sailors of the "Maersk Dubai" to remain in Canada. In 1996, the four accused the ship's officers of throwing three Romanian stowaways overboard. Their testimony prompted death threats at home in the Philippines. Their lawyer Lee Cohen praised immigration officials for deciding in mid-August to let them stay in Canada.

Date: 1998-08-13
Placeline: Halifax, NS, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think this is a good decision for Canada I think Canada has admitted to the country, for very principled people and, they will make a significant contribution to the country >>

Clip ID: 19980813CPCN001