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EU member state Bulgaria is reinforcing its southern borders against irregular migrants | Photo: picture alliance
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 looking to reach rich Western European nations frequently attempt to enter EU member state Croatia from Bosnia | Marko Djurica / Reuters
From file: Viktor Orban has been Hungarian prime minister since 2010 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/T.Kovacs
Still from a video taken in the aftermath of an alleged pushback by a Bosnian man on October 19, 2020 documenting a group of men displaying severe bruising on their backs | Credit: Border Violence Monitoring Network
The German Red Cross is working with local mobile relief teams as more migrants are forced to sleep rough | Source: Twitter @roteskreuz_de
From file: Croatian border policemen at the Maljevac border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina. There is no suggestion that the police picture here were involved in the allegations detailed in this article | Photo: EPA/Fehim Demir
A migrant looks out of a window on January 11, 2021 as hundreds of them are taking shelter in abandoned buildings in the northwestern town of Bihac in Bosnia and Herzegovina | Photo: Marko Djurica/Reuters
In the past two years, around a dozen migrants have been laid to rest in the Humci cemetery in Bihac, Bosnia | Photo: InfoMigrants
Migrants stand outside the defunct Krajina Metal factory in Bihac, February 2021 | Photo: Kemal Softic