Greece: 'Farcical' trial of rescue volunteers begins next week

Ahead of the trial on 10 January of rescue workers Se�n Binder and Sarah Mardini, Amnesty International is renewing its calls to the Greek authorities to drop all charges against them. Se�n, a trained rescue diver, and Sarah, a Syrian refugee and activist whose story inspired the Netflix film The Swimmers, stand trial together with 22 others from the search and rescue NGO that they volunteered for. They are facing unfair, baseless charges simply for helping refugees and migrants at risk of...

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