Danish aid worker Salam Aldeen, who rescued thousands of refugees from the sea, recently stood trial on charges of smuggling migrants over the Turkish-Greek border. Humanitarian aid organizations followed the case closely.
Having fled the murderous threat of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, Yazidi families from Iraq now live in fear in refugee camps in Greece. Judit Neurink reports from Malakasa.
Women stranded as refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos face daily violence, never-ending asylum procedures and horrible living conditions. DW's Marianna Karakoulaki spoke with some of them about their experiences.
They have come from war-torn countries across the globe without parents, often risking their lives for a better one. But they face an uphill battle forging new lives in Germany, even with help from voluntary guardians.
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.
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