human trafficking

The numbers of obstacles on the Balkan route has increased the organized crime around migrant smuggling say researchers | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ A. Emric
From file: More than 200 migrants were intercepted by the coast guard and returned to Libya on February 10, 2021 | Photo: Hamza Turkia/Xinhua/Imago Images
From file: Migrants in the hands of smugglers in Libya | Photo: Reuters
As dusk falls over Ethiopia, sex workers begin their night shifts, not knowing what the evening will bring | Photo: Robert Harding/Imago Images
A migrant detention centre in Zintan | Photo: Screengrab/InfoMigrants
Migrants in the hands of smugglers in Libya | Photo: Reuters
Women and children were among the migrants intercepted and returned to Libya on February 10, 2021 | Photo: Hamza Turkia/Xinhua/Imago Images
Nigerian prostitutes apprehended by police in Emilia-Romagna | Photo: ANSA/Ciro Fusco
The European Parliament in Brussels | Photo: EPA/Olivier Hoslet
Organized crime gangs are smuggling Vietnames children and people as goods across Europe | Source: Screenshot from ARD/RBB documentary Handelsware Kind
The deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants inside this truck sent shockwaves around the world | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Rousseau
Smuggling migrants has become a highly lucrative business for many | Photo: AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy