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Greece: Rescuers at Sea Face Baseless Accusations

Expand Sean Binder, a search-and-rescue volunteer who helped migrants and asylum seekers at sea, has been detained in Greece on unfounded charges including people smuggling. © Private, 2018 (Athens) The criminal accusations brought by Greek prosecutors against activists for their efforts to rescue migrants and asylum seekers at sea appear entirely unfounded, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch analyzed court records and other documents in the cases of two of the four activists currently in pretrial detention. The criminal accusations brought by Greek prosecutors against activists…

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