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French Farmer Faces Risk of Prison for Helping Migrants

A French activist farmer facing potential prison time defended his aid to illegal African migrants in court Wednesday, calling it an act of humanity and not a crime.   “Helping someone is not an offense!'” read a placard at a protest in support of farmer Cedric Herrou outside the Nice courthouse where he went on trial Wednesday.   The case has called attention to those who have resisted Europe's anti-migrant sentiment and are offering food, lodging or other aid to...

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