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Bangladeshis on board the Aquarius in May 2017 | Photo: Charlotte Boitiaux
Migrants who were rescued off the coast of Libya rest at the Port of Tripoli before being transported to a detention center in Tripoli, Libya | PHOTO: EPA/STRINGER
© Ben Stansall, AFP (file photo) | British Police forensics officers work on the lorry that was found to contain the 39 dead bodies, at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London, on October 23, 2019.
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