human traffickers

A border police operation against illegal immigration in Ventimiglia (Imperia) | Photo: ANSA/State police
North Macedonia has closed its border with Greece to migrants, which doesn't deter them from trying | Photo: Imago/ZUMA Press
Pope Francis attends the unveiling of a the sculpture called 'Angels Unaware' by Canadian sculptor Timothy P. Schmalz, depicting a group of 140 migrants of various cultures and from different historic times | Photo: EPA/VATICAN MEDIA
More than 3,000 officers took part in Operation Theseus which was managed by Interpol| Photo: INTERPOL
The Moroccan city of Tangier, located on the Strait of Gibraltar, across from Spain | Photo: picture alliance/Bildagentur-online
Several investigators inspect the truck in which the bodies were found | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Rousseau
This map shows the migrant trafficking routes of the group that was just arrested | Photo: ANSA/CARABINIERI
The poster of the presentation of the Blue Marlin II project | Photo: Associazione Jonathan
An operation conducted by Italian police against Nigerian organized crime | Photo: ANSA/CIRO FUSCO
Still from a video showing a Nigerian woman who arrived in Italy on a migrant boat and was later forced into slavery and prostitution | Photo: ANSA/ CARABINIERI
Asylum-seekers sit in a rubber dinghy awaiting rescue in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/O. Calvo
More than 500 police officers took part in the coordinated raids | Photo: Imago