human traffickers

The operation was spearheaded by Europol | Photo: Imago Images/AFLO/Y. Nakao
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech as he arrives in Beni, North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, September 1 September| Photo: EPA/Hugh Kinsella Cunningham
Migrants sit at Njila detention center near Tripoli, Libya | Photo: ANSA
A Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg | Photo: EPA/Patrick Seeger
Migrants gathering in an abandoned warehouse near the border with Croatia in Adasevac, Serbia | Photo: EPA/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC
The photo taken from behind shows Feven, an Eritrean girl who reached Italy aboard the Open Arms after having spent 18 months in Libya, while she speaks to a UNHCR staff member | Photo: UNHCR/Marco Rotunno
Migrants from East Africa in Yemen | Photo: DW/F.Fascar
Trial against Medhanie Tesfamariam Behre | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/ANSA/I.Petty
Migrants on a truck in the Saharan desert | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/J.Delay
Europol is at the forefront of fighting illegal migration patterns to Europe and the risks associated with migrant smuggling | COPYRIGHT: Imago images/AFLO/Y. Nakao
An empty boat in the middle of the Mediterranean | COPYRIGHT: DW/Y. Gostoli
GdF officials arrest members of a human trafficking group | Photo: ANSA