Volunteer migrant rescuers set to face trial in Greece


              Nasos Karakitsos, one of 24 aid workers and volunteers accused of participating in migrant rescue operations, arrives at the court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. A Greek court was set to hear a smuggling-related criminal case Tuesday against a group of 24 aid workers and volunteers. The defendants deny all charges and say all they did was help rescue endangered people. International human rights groups have widely criticized the prosecution. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
            
              Supporters of the 24 aid workers and volunteers  of 24 aid workers and volunteers accused of participating in migrant rescue operations hold up a banner outside the court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. A Greek court was set to hear a smuggling-related criminal case Tuesday against a group of 24 aid workers and volunteers. The defendants deny all charges and say all they did was help rescue endangered people. International human rights groups have widely criticized the prosecution. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
            
              Nasos Karakitsos, one of 24 aid workers and volunteers accused  one of 24 aid workers and volunteers accused of participating in migrant rescue operations, waits outside the court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. A Greek court was set to hear a smuggling-related criminal case Tuesday against a group of 24 aid workers and volunteers. The defendants deny all charges and say all they did was help rescue endangered people. International human rights groups have widely criticized the prosecution. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
            
              Sean Binderm, one of 24 aid workers and volunteers accused of participating in migrant rescue operations, stands at the gates of the court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. A Greek court was set to hear a smuggling-related criminal case Tuesday against a group of 24 aid workers and volunteers. The defendants deny all charges and say all they did was help rescue endangered people. International human rights groups have widely criticized the prosecution. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
            
              Sean Binderm, one of 24 aid workers and volunteers accused of participating in migrant rescue operations, waits outside the court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. A Greek court was set to hear a smuggling-related criminal case Tuesday against a group of 24 aid workers and volunteers. The defendants deny all charges and say all they did was help rescue endangered people. International human rights groups have widely criticized the prosecution. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
            
              Supporters of the 24 aid workers and volunteers  of 24 aid workers and volunteers accused of participating in migrant rescue operations hang up a banner outside the court in Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. A Greek court was set to hear a smuggling-related criminal case Tuesday against a group of 24 aid workers and volunteers. The defendants deny all charges and say all they did was help rescue endangered people. International human rights groups have widely criticized the prosecution. (AP Photo/Panagiotis Balaskas)
Volunteer migrant rescuers set to face trial in Greece