Algeria

Critics say that especially women face persecution in Maghreb states | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/M Messara
The International Organization for Migration has estimated that for every migrant known to have died crossing the Mediterranean, as many as two are lost in the desert | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/J.Delay
A transit center for migrants who are being sent home from Algeria in Agadez, Niger | Photo: ANSA/UNICEF
Migrants from the Maghreb are intercepted at sea while traveling aboard a small boat on their way to Lanzarote. | Photo: Archive / EPA / Spanish Civil Guard
A coast guard cutter in Cagliari searching for eight migrants who have been missing since a shipwreck four days ago off Sant'Antioco, in south-west Sardinia | Credit: Tax police
The Guardia di Finanza - one of Italy's police corps - searches for migrants in the SardinIan sea. Credit: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA GUARDIA DI FINANZA
Participants at the Tunis seminar to launch the project. (Photo: Tunisian Social Affairs Ministry)
This police operation led to the arrest of two suspected smugglers | Credit: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA POLIZIA DI STATO DI RATGUSA
Refugees waiting for registration in Berlin | Photo: Imago/IPON
Migrants in Ingelheim, Germany
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini wants a more ogranized plan for sea rescues. Photo credit: ANSA | MATTEO SALVINI
This year, 476 rejected asylum seekers from Morocco have been returned from Germany (as of August 2018)