Belgium

Migrants occupy the Beguinage church in Brussels, demanding dialogue with the government over regularization | Photo: AP Photo/F. Seco
MRI scans are among the methods that are being considered for use as proof of age | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Tass/M. aparidze
Young refugees in Calais / DW
Hundreds of asylum seekers have no accommodation in Brussels | Photo: Citizens' Platform to help Refugees (Plateforme citoyenne d'aide aux réfugiés)
About 50 undocumented migrants are still occupying the Béguinage church in Brussels | Photo: InfoMigrants
From file: A group trying to reach the English coast in September 2020. The number attempting the crossing has risen sharply since then | Photo: AFP/Sameer Al-Doumy
Maximilian Park in Brussels, Belgium, where refugees regularly settle | Photo: Citizens' Platform for Refugee Assistance
The European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium | Photo: EPA/Olivier Hoslet
After their weeks-long hunger strike, some migrants had to be taken to the hospital | Photo: Jean Marc Quinet/Imago Images
An asylum seeker on hunger strike for more than a month, is evacuated to a hospital by healthcare workers on the campus of Belgium university ULB, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Sofiane, an asylum seeker, is seen with his lips sewed together in a room on the campus of Belgium university ULB, June 29, 2021 | Photo: Reuters/Yves Herman
Asylum seekers frequently attempt to reach the EU via rubber dinghies on the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Imago Images