Greece prosecutes migrant ''rescue'' charity for human smuggling | Beaufort County Now | could face 25 years in prison

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Emergency Response Center International (ERCI), which is based in Germany, is like a number of "migrant rescue" charities in Europe that assist illegal aliens to reach Europe, often picking them up at sea and bringing them to a European port.  Many conservative politicians in southern Europe denounce these groups as a "taxi service" that is an accessory to human smuggling.  In Greece, these "charities" have also been accused of spying on the locations of Greek patrol boats and telling the migrants where they are so they can be avoided.

ERCI's operations included assisting migrants from the Middle East to reach Greece's islands off the Turkish coast.  Now, Greece's conservative New Democracy government has arrested 24 employees of ERCI and charged them with a variety of crimes including human smuggling.  Those charges could result in prison terms of 25 years each.  Prosecutors call ERCI a "criminal organization".  The trial began Thursday on the Greek island of Lesbos, which has been severely plagued by illegal immigration.

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2021/11/21/greece-ngo-workers-face-25-years-in-prison-for-aiding-illegals/

Why isn't the US prosecuting those who assist the illegal alien caravans that come to the US?  The answer, of course is spelled B-I-D-E-N.


Go Back

HbAD0

Latest Op-Ed & Politics

Virginia’s Democrat candidate for governor, Terry McAuliffe, has conceded the race to the victor, Republican Glenn Youngkin.
White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Thursday that President Joe Biden was “perfectly comfortable” with giving payouts to illegal aliens who were separated at the border from their families under the prior administration.
Incidents of academics being targeted for their views are on the rise, according to a new report by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).
Russia working to protect themselves and possibly destroy
Voters in Robbinsville, a tiny town in North Carolina’s last dry county, have approved the sale of beer and wine, according to unofficial results Tuesday.
The White House was forced to intervene Friday and walk back claims President Joe Biden made during a town hall event on Thursday night, admitting that the administration is “not pursuing” using the National Guard to solve the supply chain crisis
Let's be frank ... a lot of us have been leery of Facebook and its cabal of programmers, administrators, promoters, fact-checkers, and even its creator, and many have even walked away from the liberal platform.

HbAD1

We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
In a previous research brief, I wrote about how existing nuclear power plants produce “zero emissions while at the same time being the most reliable and lowest-cost source of electricity.”
We have reached a critical juncture in our nation’s history. As once hallowed institutions decay before our eyes, parallel structures struggle to arise.
On Tuesday, November 2, The N.C. House voted along party lines in favor of its new House election district map, while the N.C. Senate approved new congressional maps.
No longer the "friendly opposition", the Liberal "ying" to the more studious, more insightful "yang"; no, not the least bit worthy of such.

HbAD2

After the horrific brutality in Waukesha, Wisconsin, in which a man rammed his SUV into marchers in a Christmas parade, causing the deaths of at least six people, including a small child and injuries to scores of others, many media outlets eschewed calling what happened an attack.
Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, has vetoed a bill to limit his powers as a governor, as well as the power of his successors.
In every state studied! Rare such research is so profound. Our education system lied to us.
The reasoning behind the bill, as laid out in the bill’s language, is that “too many North Carolina citizens have no or inadequate savings for retirement.”
In a letter sent to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt slammed the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) attempt to stop “harassment” and “intimidation” of school officials, a move that comes as parents have voiced opposition to Critical Race Theory in schools.
The hiring of a critical race theorist to teach music is yet another offering from academics at the temple of the woke. Little good it will do students or individuals and communities interested in rejecting racial prejudice.

HbAD3

Bless those protecting our liberties
The N.C. House passed its district map proposal during evening sessions Tuesday, Nov. 2. The Senate is expected to vote on the N.C. House district map on Thursday. Redistricting maps do not go before Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, driving pressure on the legislative process by opposition groups.
Germans already pay 3 times what NC pays and its getting worse
Comedian Dave Chappelle is bucking the Left’s narrative on gender, once again — this time in his new Netflix comedy special “The Closer.”
An Inclusion Committee Meeting has been scheduled for November 30, 2021 at 3:30pm.

HbAD4

 
Back to Top