repatriation

Law enforcement in front of the centre for repatriations in Ponte Galeria, in Rome | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/FABIO FRUSTACI
Migrants at the Bari port | Photo: ANSA/ISABELLA MASELLI
In 2017 and 2018 combined, only 665 people applied for financial support for their "voluntary departure" back to Syria | EPA/Nabil Mounzer
Syrian refugees gather as they wait to leave Beirut back to Syria, at the Bourj Hammoud area, northern Beirut, Lebanon, 8 April 2019 | EPA/Nabil Mounzer
A deportation aircraft bound for Afghanistan in Frankfurt, Germany, in 2016 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/B.Roessler
Picture shows police in front of the 'Ponte Galeria' CPR, near Rome. PHOTO/ARCHIVE/NSA/FABIO FRUSTACI
Disembarkation in Palermo of 367 migrants rescued in the Strait of Sicily | ARCHIVE/ANSA/MIKE PALAZZOTTO
Many people oppose forced returns, which cost Germany more than €8 billion last year
British Prime Minister Theresa May | Photo: ANSA
A police van standing in front of the Foreigner Internment Centre (CIE) in Madrid, Spain | Photo: EPA/PACO CAMPOS
Italian police officers escorting migrants to a plane | Photo: EPA/CARLO FERRARO
A demonstration against the Italian government's policy towards migration in Catania on November 19 2018 just before the 'Salvini Decree' became law. | Photo: Emma Wallis