eu elections 2019

Pietro Bartolo during the presentation of candidates for the list ''Pd-Siamo Europei'' | Photo: ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
Candidate for the EU Parliament, Yonous Muhammadi | Photo: Panajotis Gavrilis
Refugees and migrants are rescued by members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms after leaving Libya trying to reach European soil aboard an overcrowded rubber boat, north of the Libyan Coast. Picture taken Sunday May 6 2018 | Photo: Picture Alliance / AP Photo / Felipe Dana
Bartolo (in the blue vest) has helped migrants for nearly 30 years. | Photo: picture-alliance/ROPI
Manfred Weber waves to the crowd in Sofia, Bulgaria. | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP/V. Petrova
RBB flags and an electoral campaign poster of the extreme-right NPD party | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Stache
Logo for the #chooserespect campaign | Souce: Twitter @chooserespectEU
Populist parties like the Alternative for Germany are expected to gain more seats in the European Parliament | picture-alliance/M. Skolimowska
Afd poster in Cologne | Photo: Picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress
Anti-immigrant rhetoric has secured seats for numerous political parties in Europe in recent years
From the left, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during a ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day in Rome on January 24, 2019. ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO