“Humanitarian work isn’t criminal, nor is it heroic. Helping others should be normal. The real people who are suffering and dying are those already fleeing persecution.” Seán Binder
There’s not a lot to blog about right now as I remain in Australia working but these words really struck a chord with me.
You can read about Sean Binder, a young Irish man who spent 100 days in a Greek prison for the “crime” of rescuing refugees in distress at sea, at the link below. You can also sign the petition challenging the Greek government on their policy of criminalising the saving of lives.