EU lawmakers aid Somali man fighting life sentence in Greece


              Greek left-wing member of the European Parliament Stelios Kouloglou makes statements outside a court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. A Somali migrant serving life in prison for people smuggling appeared in court Monday to appeal his sentence, in a case backed by a group of European Parliament members who say he was wrongfully convicted. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
            
              Mohamad Hanad Abdi from Somalia, left, arrives at a court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. The Somali migrant serving life in prison for people smuggling appeared in court Monday to appeal his sentence, in a case backed by a group of European Parliament members who say he was wrongfully convicted. Mohamad Hanad Abdi was sentenced to 142 years in prison in 2021, convicted following a deadly crossing in a dinghy from Turkey to the nearby Greek island of Lesbos the previous year. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
            
              Mohamad Hanad Abdi from Somalia arrives at a court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. The Somali migrant serving life in prison for people smuggling appeared in court Monday to appeal his sentence, in a case backed by a group of European Parliament members who say he was wrongfully convicted. Mohamad Hanad Abdi was sentenced to 142 years in prison in 2021, convicted following a deadly crossing in a dinghy from Turkey to the nearby Greek island of Lesbos the previous year. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
EU lawmakers aid Somali man fighting life sentence in Greece