illegal migration

Migrants on the Balkan route rest in Belgrade, Serbia | Photo: EPA/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC
Mamou’s public transport station is the main point of departure for the city’s youth who often take a taxi towards the Malian border. Photo: Julia Dumont
Manfred Weber waves to the crowd in Sofia, Bulgaria. | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP/V. Petrova
Since 2015, Frontex has been highly active at the Greek-Turkish border | Photo: Picture-alliance
A scene from the play "Backway" by Janet Badjan-Young. She recently won a TAF Icon award from the TAF Foundation. | Photo: with kind permission of Janet Badjan-Young
Refugees arriving in Erzurum, western Turkey | PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
Migrants attempting to cross into Croatia near the Maljevac border crossing | PICTURE: ARCHIVE/FEHIM DEMIR
A police officer walks through a greenhouse | Photo:. DW/A.Williams
People from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria rest in a park in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Credit: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR
The arrival of a Libyan navy motorboat in the Tripoli port with 47 migrants onboard. Credit: ANSA/ LIBYAN NAVY PRESS OFFICE
Refugees arrive in Turkey along a route to the west, in Erzurum. Credit: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
A group of migrants attempting to cross into Croatia gather near the Maljevac border crossing, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Credit: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR