|the lotus case|
|court||permanent court of international justice|
|full case name||the case of the s.s. "lotus" (france v. turkey) |
|judges sitting||huber, loder, weiss, finlay, nyholm, moore, de bustamante, altamira, oda, anzilotti, pessoa,feizi-dame bey|
the lotus case concerns a criminal trial which was the result of the 2 august 1926 collision between the s.s. lotus, a french steamer, and the s.s. bozkourt, a turkish steamer, in a region just north of mytilene (greece). as a result of the accident, eight turkish nationals aboard the bozkourt drowned when the vessel was torn apart by the lotus.