migrant smuggling

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
Thierry (right) and his friend sit in front of the Caritas day centre in Nicosia. They go there to socialize and to seek help and guidance in their asylum application processes  | Photo: Anne-Diandra Louarn / InfoMigrants
An officer patroling for the European border patrol agency Frontex | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Christian Charisius
The men accused of being involved in the trafficking of the 71 migrants found dead in a truck | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/P.Gorondi
The Greek coast guard stopped a sailboat with 41 migrants on Sunday, June 9 2019 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AA/A.Balli
Cyprus is the most eastern EU country and located much closer to Syria and Turkey than the rest of the EU | Credit: France24
A rescue operation by NGO Proactiva Open Arms | PHOTO: EPA/Proactiva Open Arms
Crew members wave from the bow of the search and rescue vessel Aquarius, of the NGO SOS Méditerranée, as the ship arrives in the port of Marseille, France, 29 June 2018 | Photo: EPA/Guillaume Horcajuelo
German police, Germany | Photo: Picture Alliance / dpa / R. Hirchberger
Inspections at the Ventimiglia border with France | Photo: ANSA/Lorenzo Ballestra