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"Humanitarian assistance must not be criminalized"

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By Stefan Grobe
"Humanitarian assistance must not be criminalized"

In this edition of The Brief from Brussels: NGOs providing humanitarian assistance to migrants at sea have to walk a fine line. At what point do they break the law?

And in brief: Former Finnish Prime Minister Stubb wants to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker at the helm of the European Commission - Brussels warns Italy not to weaken the eurozone by vastly increasing public spending - Montenegro reiterates its desire to join the European Union.