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From file: Joint patrols on the Italy-Slovenia border to stem the flow of illegal arrivals in Friuli Venezia Giulia | Photo: Cristiana Missori/ANSA
Refugee children wait to board the train heading for Serbia, near Gevegelia, Macedonia | Photo: EPA/GEORGI LICOVSKI
Many of the people camped out in Bosnia had hoped to the enter the EU through Hungary | Photo: Marina Strauß/DW
Hungarian soldiers patrol along the border between Serbia and Hungary on November 18, 2020 | Photo: EPA/Tibor Rosta
A young migrant in Lipa, Bosnia | Photo: ANSA/Francesco Malavolta
Inauguration of the judicial year in Trieste, January 30, 2021 | Photo: Alice Fumis /ANSA
A moment during the operation by Carabinieri police to rescue young Afghans hidden in a truck | Photo: ANSA/Ufficio Stampa Carabinieri (Carabinieri press office)
SOS Bihac is the only organization in the region dedicated solely to helping migrants | Screenshot: DW video report
German streetwork doctor Gerhard Trabert treating a migrant in the Bosnian town of Velika Kladuša in January 2021 | Photo: Alea Horst
File photo: 400 German police officers were involved in raids in four different German states on Tuesday morning. To gather evidence against an international smugglers ring. | Photo: Picture-Alliance
Migrants leaving from the burnt camp of Lipa in Bihac, Bosnia. A fire destroyed most of the camp in late December | Photo:ARCHIVE/EPA/FEHIM DEMIR
A migrant washing himself at a makeshift camp in a forest outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, on December 3, 2020 | Photo: Joan Giralt/AP Photo/picture-alliance