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New Trial Kicks Off in Greece for Humanitarian Workers Who Helped Refugees

HeadlineJan 12, 2024

A retrial is underway on the Greek island of Lesbos for 16 rescue workers who helped save the lives of refugees who crossed the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 and 2016. Greek authorities have accused the aid workers of crimes including espionage in what has been slammed as the criminalization of humanitarian work. Just this week, at least three migrants died after their boat sank off Lesbos.

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