migrant smuggling

The numbers of obstacles on the Balkan route has increased the organized crime around migrant smuggling say researchers | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ A. Emric
Migrants approach aboard a search-and-rescue boat after hundreds arrive on the southern island of Lampedusa, Italy May 9, 2021 | Photo: REUTERS/Mauro Buccarello
Razor wire is seen along the southern side of a UN buffer zone that cuts across the ethnically-divided Cyprus, during sunset near village of Astromeritis, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Photo: Picture alliance/ASSOCIATED PRESS/Petros Karadjias
From file: A Greek coast guard vessel | Photo: picture-alliance/Zumapress
Credit: European Commission
Migrant domestic workers of various nationalities chanting slogans during a demonstration in Beirut, Lebanon | Photo: ANSA ARCHIVE/EPA/WAEL HAMZEH
An archival image of a police operation in Trieste, Italy | Photo: ANSA/Ufficio Stampa Polizia Di Stato
Migrants often cross the Evros river from Turkey to Greece with the aid of smugglers | Source: Facebook
The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea | Credit: InfoMigrants
Migrants arrive on Lampedusa on November 1, 2020 | Photo: ANSA
From File: Ethiopian migrants disembark a boat on the shores of Ras al-Ara, Lahj, Yemen | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
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