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African migrants on a container ship in Misrata, Libya
Refugees and migrants sit on a rescue boat after being pulled from  the sea off Italy
Precious, a Nigerian asylum seeker living at the anchor center in Bavaria, Germany


Soldiers patrol Bulgaria's border.
At the center of the artwork: the watery grave of the Mediterranean, where thousands of migrants have drowned | Credit: DW/W. Dick
Migrants and police at the border between France and Italy in Claviere | Credit: ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO


Momodou spent three weeks in an illegal jail in Libya Credit: ANSA
File picture of the fences in Calais. Photo: Mehdi Chebil
Croatian border policemen keep watch at Maljevac border crossing with Bosnia And Herzegovina as a group of migrants attempting to cross into Croatia block the crossing, Velika Kladusa, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Credit: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR

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Refugees waiting for registration in Berlin | Photo: Imago/IPON
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Salem, an Eritrean relocated from Italy to Portugal