Thousands of refugees are still trying to get from Turkey to Greece by boat. It's a dangerous journey, and many of the refugees drown. The rescue team from Sea-Watch patrols the Aegean coast, looking for refugee boats in trouble.
The three Spanish firefighters and two Danish men have been acquitted on charges of attempting to illegally bring migrants to Greece. They had been involved in rescue missions for refugees and migrants in the Aegean Sea.
Scores of migrants arrived on the island's rocky shores last year, as the people of Lesbos volunteered to help thousands emerging from the waters of the Aegean. But for tourists, the island's image appears to be spoiled.
As many as 4,000 migrants have been evacuated from the Moria camp after a major fire broke out at the facility. Some 150 minors were taken to a children's village on the island.
As smuggling activity in the Aegean Sea has reached the highest level since last fall, the Greek islands are once again becoming overcrowded. Diego Cupolo reports that most new arrivals come via Turkey.
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