migrant smuggling

Those who escape torture are not much better off. | Source: picture alliance, AP Photo, Manu Brabo
The Turin police press conference to announce the dismantling of the smuggling of migrants | Photo: ANSA
Migrants rely on smugglers to cross the desert. Many can expect to be kidnapped and even tortured before their journey is over.
Sub-Saharan migrants arrive at Leka Enea School, fitted out by Spanish Red Cross to shelter transiting migrants, at the border town of Irun. Credit: EPA/JUAN HERRERO
Amy Shark tweeted that the situation of the stowaways was 'heartbreaking'
Croatian authorities have significantly stepped up their efforts against illegal migration | Credit: ARCHIVE/EPA/FEHIM DEMIR
A scene from the raid conducted by the Lodi Finance police which dismantled a criminal organization working in facilitating illegal immigration. | Photo: ANSA/ Guardia di Finanza (Finance police)
Abdou Faye was accused of being a people smuggler on his arrival in Italy. He was forced to pilot the boat at gunpoint but he served his sentence and was then acquitted. This is his story. | Photo: Emma Wallis
This police operation led to the arrest of two suspected smugglers | Credit: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA POLIZIA DI STATO DI RATGUSA
A still image taken from a police video shows a moment of the operation against the alleged human trafficking organisation | Credit: ANSA/STATE POLICE
Seven people smugglers from Britain and Albania have been sentenced to prison for people smuggling. Photo: National Crime Agency
Children at a gold mine on the outskirts of Khartoum