Are only certain kinds of people deemed worthy of our compassion? | Kenan Malik

Too many are facing prison for providing aid to those of the ‘wrong’ skin colour

When is a Good Samaritan not a Good Samaritan? When he or she helps someone undeserving of our humanity.

In Arizona on 11 June, a jury was unable to reach a verdict on Scott Daniel Warren, a college lecturer accused of conspiracy to transport and harbour migrants after providing them with food and shelter. He faced up to 20 years in jail. He may still do if there’s a retrial.

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