migrant smuggling

Police carrying out an operation against human smuggling suspects in Berlin, Germany, on December 7, 2022 | Photo: Paul Zinken/dpa/picture alliance
The UK border police invests a lot of effort into detecting clandestine passengers in cargo traveling to the UK | Photo: Andrew Matthews/AP/picture-alliance
From file: Migrants on a rubber dinghy are pictured during a rescue operation, off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea, November 13, 2020. Picture taken November 13, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Stringer
From file: Migrants being rescued near Crete in September 2020 | Photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/M. Lolos

A screengrab of a video showing the Mare Aperto operation | Photo: ANSA/Italian police
From file: Thousands of Bangladeshis are using the smuggling routes via Libya towards Europe, including these on board the Aquarius in May 2017 | Photo: Charlotte Boitiaux
 Police vehicles during the evacuation of the former customs offices of Claviere in the Upper Susa Valley, occupied since 2021 by a group of French and Italian anarchists to assist migrants | Photo: US Questura Torino/ANSA
From file: Police in Germany arrested two individuals accused of smuggling people | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K.J. Hildenbrand
From file: Greece has built a steel wall along the Evros river, the natural border between Turkey and Greece, to prevent migrants from entering the country irregularly | Photo: Giannis Papanikos/AP/picture alliance
From file: Police in Germany are clamping down on smugglers in renewed efforts | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K.J. Hildenbrand
The woman is alleged to be involved in smuggling Albanian migrants to the UK | Source: NCA
The Eritrean suspect arrested in Ethiopia and extradited to Italy | Photo: POLIZIA DI STATO