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The ECHR in Strasbourg has already issued several rulings against Hungary's border policies | Photo: Imago/Winfried Rothermel
A mother and her child walk in the Mavrovouni camp, in Lesbos, on January 12, 2022 | Photo: InfoMigrants
From file: Blue Star Paros, the ferry of Blue Star Ferries belonging to Attica Group is entering the Port of Piraeus. A new investigation claims that passenger ships like this one transport migrants from Italy back to Greece without allowing them to file for asylum | Photo: Nicolas Economou/picture-alliance
Tourists on the Greek islands frequently discover reminders of the migrant situation - like this abandoned boat on Lesbos | Photo: Guillaume Pinon/NurPhoto/picture-alliance
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said relationships with Serbia were at an all-time high | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. von Jutrczenka
Greece has built a steel wall along the Evros river, the natural border between Turkey and Greece, to prevent migrants from entering the country irregularly | Photo: Giannis Papanikos/AP/picture alliance
Some 2,000 people are reportedly living in northern France, many sleeping rough scattered around the Calais and Dunkirk area | Photo: Christopher Furlong/getty
From file: Members of the Turkish coast guard take migrants, who were allegedly pushed back from the Greek side, on a boat during a patrol to search and rescue for migrants offshore the Ayvalik district in Balikesir, Turkey on April 10, 2021 | Photo: Erdem Sahin/EPA
A boat overturned south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. The migrants were rescued by the Spanish NGO Open Arms. August 11, 2022 | Photo: Francisco Seco / picture-alliance
A view of the Polish-Belarusian border near Chworosciany village, north-eastern Poland | Photo: ARCHIVE/ARTUR RESZKO/POLAND OUT
The lead image of the Lighthouse Reports investigation, which purports to show a 'black site' in Bulgaria where migrants are held | Source: Lighthouse Reports www.lighthousereports.nl
For many years, migrants have been trying to enter the EU by crossing the Evros River, which forms the border between Turkey and Greece | Photo: Ahmed Deeb/dpa/picture alliance