From file: Migrants who lost their lives in a boatwreck are buried in Sfax, Tunisia on June 11, 2020 | Photo: picture-alliance
Rama left Guinea for Cyprus almost three years ago. She is desperate to start a new life in Europe | Photo: Charif Bibi / InfoMigrants
To avoid people setting out on an often dangerous journey to Europe — for example across the Mediterranean Sea, as in this photo from August 2021 — the EU created the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to fight the root causes of migration in 2015 | Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi/REUTERS
Unemployment and poverty are key reasons why some in Senegal dream of crossing the Atlantic to Europe | Photo: Emmanuelle Landais / InfoMigrants
In Zarzis in western Tunisia, a migrant graveyard has been erected due to the high number of deaths in recent years | Photo: DW/S. Mersch
In an unrelated incident, migrants were seen waiting to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel in the port of Arguineguin on the nearby island of Gran Canaria, Spain, February 3, 2022 | Photo: Borja Suarez / REUTERS
From file: Nigerian prostitutes wait for clients in Castel Volturno, near Naples, Italy in February 2018. | Photo: Alessandra Tarantino / Picture Alliance / AP
Migrants in the hands of smugglers in Libya | Photo: Reuters
From file: German police discover several migrants inside truck in western Germany in October, 2020 | Photo: Andreas Arnold / picture-alliance / dpa
Nigerian musician Chris Obehi | Source: Chris Obehi's Facebook page
Migrants hiding in the woods between the municipalities of Ventimiglia and Olivetta San Michele in Italy | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/CHIARA CARENINI
African migrants climb the border from Morocco to Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, Spain | Photo: Reuters/Reuters TV