human traffickers

The deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants inside this truck sent shockwaves around the world | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Rousseau
Trieste border police | Photo: ANSA
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The police raids took place on July 1 | Photo: Picture-Alliance
A boat carrying 48 migrants from Tunisia near the Portuguese Navy Oceanic Patrol Vessel 'Viana do Castelo' off the coast of Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy | Photo: EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO
Several investigators inspect the truck in which the bodies were found | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Rousseau
Europol is at the forefront of fighting illegal migration patterns to Europe and the risks associated with migrant smuggling | Photo: Imago images/AFLO/Y. Nakao
Missing unaccompanied children could fall prey to people smugglers and human traffickers, warns the German government | Photo: ©UNICEF/UN026343/Gilbertson VI
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