Algeria

Skander (left) is searched by his brother Ryad (right). The young man disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea with 11 other people. Photo: DR
Abdelkarim Bendjeriou Sedjerari waits in front of the administrative Court in Frankfurt on August 18, 2022 for the start of his trial, which is about his follow-up application for asylum. The man fears persecution because of his homosexuality if he is forced to return to Algeria | Photo: Boris Roessler/dpa/picture alliance
Border controls at the border of Ventimiglia between Italy and France have been increased in recent weeks | Photo: ARCHIVIO/ANSA/LORENZO BALLESTRA
From file: Two small boats with 35 Algerians aboard, intercepted by the Italian Finance Police in Sant'Antioco, Sardinia | Photo: ANSA/ARCHIVE/FINANCE POLICE PRESS OFFICE
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune hold a joint press conference in Algiers July 18, 2022 | Source: Screenshot from press conference released by Palazzo Chigi (Italian  Prime Minister's Office)
A Tunisian national coast guard helps migrants off a rescue boat in Jbeniana, Sfax, Tunisia April 23, 2022 | Photo: Wahid Dahech/ Handout via REUTERS
From file: An abandoned boat at Castilnovo beach in southern Spain, on November 10, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Isabel Laguna
Migrants visiting an MSF health center in Assamaka, Niger | Source: MSF
The Algerian Flag on the building of the Peoples Democratic Republic of Algeria embassy in Paris on October 4, 2021 | Photo: Raphael Lafargue / ABACA / Reuters
From file: a small boat carrying migrants off the southeast coast of Spain, north of the Moroccan-Algerian border, in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA
Migrants use railroads like these at the village of Cerbère, near Perpignan, to enter France from Spain | Photo: Screen shot France 3 Occitanie
Hizia and Mohammed (pictured) embarked for Spain from Algeria with 14-year-old Omar on December 31 | Photo: InfoMigrants