Afghan refugees show their registration cards to renew their Proof of Registration (POR) cards at a Drive (Document Renewal and Information Verification Exercise) site in Peshawar, Pakistan on September 30, 2021 | Photo: Arshad Arbab/EPA
Afghans departing from Abu Dabi on a French military plane in August, 2021 | Photo: AP Photo
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of 'chaos' should Afghanistan become a failed state | Photo: Rahmat Gul/AP Photo/picture-alliance
Young refugees in Calais / DW
Bihac in Bosnia was reportedly the logistic hub from where the smugglers operated. Photo from file: Migrants outside an abandoned factory in Bihac on January 10, 2021 | Photo: Marko Djurica/Reuters
Around 381 migrants were on board the ship that suffered engine problems in the eastern Mediterranean Sea off the island of Crete | Photo: AP/Hellenic Coast Guard, Friday, October 29, 2021
People stranded at the Pakistani-Afghan border wait for its reopening after it was closed by the Taliban who have taken over the control of the Afghan side of the border at Chaman, Pakistan, 5 October 2021 | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/AKHTER GULFAM
Pakistan and the UNHCR have already issued 100,000 smart cards to Afghan refugees in the country | Photo: UNHCR/Zikrea Saleah
The return of migrants from Spain to their home countries is meant to be guaranteed under Spain’s agreements with countries such as Morocco and Algeria, but if the deportation does not happen within 60 days, many of them end up being released | Photo: AP/Bernat Armangue
The coronavirus pandemic resulted in a 50% drop in deportations of asylum seekers from Germany | Photo: Michael Trammer
There are no more planes in the sky above Kabul for the time being, leaving those who want to escape only with few options | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/R. Gul
Afghans stand in line to cross the Pakistani-Afghan border in Chaman, Pakistan, 06 April 2020 | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/AKHTER GULFAM