migrant smuggling

Migrants and refugees disembarking from a ferry in the port of Kavala, northern Greece | Photo: EPA/LASKARIS TSOUTSAS
A raid on a ship about to set sail in the Aegean uncovered 276 migrants, say Turkish authorities | Photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Balli
The police raids took place on July 1 | Photo: Picture-Alliance
From file: 10 migrants are rescued in the Engish Channel on May 10 | Source: Twitter @premarmanche  (Préfet maritime Manche - mer du Nord)
Sudanese migrants working in the post-war area in south Tripoli, which is loaded with mines and explosives | Photo: Zuhair Abusrewil / ANSA
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
Some of the women and children part of a group of 137 sub-Saharan migrants that arrived on two boats on the island of Lampedusa, Sicily, on May 4, 2020 | Photo: ANSA
From file: Migrant walking in Tuzla, Bosnia | Photo: Imago Images
From file: Migrants reach the port of Trapani | Photo: ANSA
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
In the last few years attempts to cross the Channel and the North Sea from Belgium and France to the UK have increased | Photo: Picture-alliance/maxppp
Bodies found in a lorry container at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex | Photo: Picture-alliance/empics/S.Rousseau