border control

Hungary's controversial transit zones along the Serbian border are policed by military units | COPYRIGHT: picture-alliance/Photoshot/A. Volgyi
Prefect Michele Di Bari, at the head of the Civil Liberties and Immigration Department of the interior ministry, on a visit to the Campo Roya reception center in Ventimiglia. July 2, 2020 | PHOTO: ANSA
From file: Migrants on a rubber dinghy shortly before reaching Greek shores at Skala Sikaminias on the island of Lesbos after having crossed over from Turkey, March 2, 2020 | Photo: Picture-alliance
Tompa, 6 April 2017. From March, 2017, migrants trying to enter Hungary could only submit their applications for asylum in one of the 'transit zones' on the southern border with Serbia | Photo: picture-alliance/A. Volgyi
Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea | Photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Balli
Amnesty International says blanket border closures contravene international refugee law | Photo: DW/S. Petersmann
The numbers of those trying to cross borders into Europe has risen, according to Frontex | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Xinhua/D.Tosidis
An Amnesty report claims that Croatian police "tortured" migrants at border with Bosnia | Photo: Danish Refugee Council
Croatia's president has tried to downplay reports of bruises and injuries | Photo: Picture-alliance/P.Macek
From file: Police officers, two Slovenians and one Italian, are on duty patrolling the border in November 2019 | Photo: Dana Alboz/InfoMigrants
Moroccan migrant who lives in a house for undocumented immigrants near Almería, Spain | Photo: Ismail Azzam
Migrants at Anagnostopoulou camp in northern Greece in 2018, most arrived via the Evros River from Turkey