Law enforcement in front of the centre for repatriations in Ponte Galeria, in Rome | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/FABIO FRUSTACI
This couple arrived Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the CRA du Mesnil-Amelot with their two children, aged 3 years and 13 months | Photo: Maëva Poulet/InfoMigrants
Police were called to an asylum seeker facility in Baden Württemberg last May when protests broke out over the attempted deportation of a 23-year-old Togolese man | Photo: picture alliance/S. Puchner
Afghan refugees in Iran | Photo: Picture Alliance / Ton Koene
 Ghanaian migrant Paul and lay missionary Biagio Conte | Photo: ANSA
A boat used to transport Sri Lankans to the French departement of Reunion, in the Indian Ocean - Source: Facebook Live screenshot
Plane carrying deportees | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/B.Roessler
The Human Rights Activist Nguyen Quang Hong being sent back to Vietnam | Photo: Hong-An (Provided courtesy of Hong An for the author Roaslia Romaniec only for use in conjunction with this article)
Many migrants die in the desert after being deported there by Algerian authorities | PHOTO: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Delay
Citizen's asylum groups argue that they have a moral duty
Germany resumed deportations to Afghanistan in December, 2016 | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Roessler
Many people oppose forced returns, which cost Germany more than €8 billion last year