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Three Spanish firemen return to Spain after trial

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Spanish fireman Manuel Blanco (l) greets supporters upon his arrival at San Justa station in Sevilla, southern Spain, after being found not guilty in a trial where he and two other colleagues were accused for helping refugees to enter illegally in Greece, while volunteering on a NGO on the coasts of Lesvos island. The three rescuers, members of the NGOs PROEM-AID, were arrested on 14 January 2016 as they were pulling with their vessel a boat full of refugees some miles off the coasts of Lesvos island.  [Jose Manuel Vidal/EPA]