returning refugees

Syria's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Faisal Al-Mikdad (R) meets with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi (L) and the accompanying delegation in Damascus, Syria, 17 October 2021 | Photo: EPA/YOUSSEF BADAWI
The return of migrants from Spain to their home countries is meant to be guaranteed under Spain’s agreements with countries such as Morocco and Algeria, but if the deportation does not happen within 60 days, many of them end up being released | Photo: AP/Bernat Armangue
This sumer the Ufuk Turkish Association for Relief and Development provided activities for orphaned Syrian children in Gaziantep | Photo: Zakariya Yahya/picture-alliance
Deportations to Afghanistan are usually met with protests | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Balk
A deportation flight from Leipzig in July, 2019 | Photo: M. Kappeler/picture-alliance
Syrian refugees queue to receive aid and food supplies, at the Bardarash refugee camp, South of Duhok, Kurdistan region, Iraq, 21 October 2019 | Photo: EPA/Gailan Haji
Decades of war and conflict have left large swathes of urban areas uninhabitable | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/R. Gul
Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Kappeler
Syrian refugees returning to Syria sit aboard a bus in Istanbul, Turkey.|  Photo: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN
Syrian refugees in Lebanese camp | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/M.Naaami
A migrant at a secret safe house in an area known as 'The Ghetto'' of Agadez, Niger. Photo: ANSA/UNICEF
Due to the ongoing security threat, the IOM currently does not support voluntary returns to Syria | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa