The informal policing performed by the big humanitarian groups doesn’t save migrants from the risk of deportation, and it forces them to accept being controlled in order to receive the bare minimum needed to survive.
In the end, breaking through cynism and apathy implies not only to feel something but also to react. Which means taking sides and understanding that the ecological disaster is about us as a bunch of people who have already figured out that something isn’t quite right.
These are brave people who will not give up no matter how many pounds or euros are invested in fences, police forces or in European racist regimes. The refugees are slowly changing the world as we know it.