The Greek island of Lesbos is where many migrants arrive from Turkey by crossing the Aegean Sea | Photo: A. Messinis/AFP
Police raid against alleged human traffickers in Germany | Photo: Paul Zinken/dpa/picture-alliance
Migrants arriving in Libya via the Sahara Desert in 2016 | Photo: Reuters
From file: Police and Army patrol in Tarvisio, Udine | Photo: ANSA
The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea | Credit: InfoMigrants
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German police carry out arrests and searches on a suspected migrant smuggling gang | Source: German Federal Police (Bundespolizei)
From file: Migrants in the hands of smugglers in Libya | Photo: Reuters
From file: Refugees at the bus terminal in Izmir, Turkey on April 14, 2020 | Photo: Picture-alliance
A police operation against alleged migrant smugglers in Trieste, March 5, 2021 | Photo: ANSA/US/POLIZIA DI STATO
Migrants discovered on a truck during a police check in the Trieste region in Italy | Photo: ANSA/Police Press Office
From file: Ethiopian migrants disembark a boat on the shores of Ras al-Ara, Lahj, Yemen | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty