The barbed-wire border fence between Poland and Belarus | Photo: Viktor Tolochko/Sputnik/dpa/picture alliance
The captain of the Asso 28 was sentenced for handing over migrants to the Libyan coast guard | Photo: ANSA/
From file: Libyan detention centers, where around 6,000 migrants are said to be held, have been described as a "hell on earth" | Photo credit: Euro-Med Monitor
From file: The body of a migrant after a rubber boat capsized off the coast of Libya | Photo: EPA/Flavio Gasperini/SOS MEDITERRANEE
Migrants at a first reception center for asylum seekers in the state of Brandenburg on October 6, 2021 | Photo: picture alliance/dpa/Patrick Pleul
International agencies warn drought, the COVID pandemic and the Taliban takeover could lead to a potential humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan | Photo: Saeed Ali Achakzai/Reuters
From file: A group of people thought to be migrants are brought in to Dover, Kent, aboard a Border Force vessel following a small boat incident in the Channel on September 8, 2021| Photo: Picture-alliance
Migrants held in the Libyan detention centers face shortages of water, food, and medical care and can experience physical mistreatment and torture | Photo: I.Zitouny  / Reuters
More than 1,100 migrants have been reported dead off Libya's shores so far this year. | Photo: picture-alliance/S. Palacios
An Iraqi asylum seeker is assisted by paramedics after fainting in a forest outside the area covered by the state of emergency on October 3, 2021 in Podlasie region in eastern Poland | Photo: Jakub Kaminski/East News
Libya is one of the main transit paths for migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East, hoping to reach Europe. | Photo: Reuters
Huts in a refugee camp in Cyprus | Photo: DW/M. Karakoulaki