balkan route

From file: Police raid against alleged human traffickers in Germany | Photo: Paul Zinken/dpa/picture-alliance

A Frontex officer in Lithuania in July 2021 | Photo: EPA/STR
The numbers of those crossing borders into the EU via the 'Balkan route' has increased dramatically in 2021 | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ A. Emric
An example of anti-personnel mines | Source: Wikipedia
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson | Photo: Laima Penek / Lithuanian Government / EPA
Migrants in the Lipa camp in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina | Photo: Archive / EPA / FEHIM DEMIR
From file: Migrants walk in the night to try to cross the border between Serbia and Romania near the Serbian town of Majdan, May 11, 2021 | Photo: Picture Alliance/Michael Bunel
Migrants looking to reach rich Western European nations frequently attempt to enter EU member state Croatia from Bosnia | Marko Djurica / Reuters
From file: Migrants arrive in Pozzallo, near Ragusa, Sicily, Italy | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/FRANCESCO RUTA
A sign along the border between Italy and Slovenia | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/MAURO ZOCCHI
Migrants walk in the night to try to cross the border between Serbia and Romania near the Serbian town of Majdan, May 11, 2021 | Photo: Picture Alliance/Michael Bunel
From file: Migrants in Lipa camp in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on February 18, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Fehim Demir