smuggling

Hungary came under heavy criticism for pushing asylum seekers back to Serbia | Photo: Picture-alliance
Two refugees warm up over a makeshift fire after rainfall, while waiting to be allowed to cross the border into North Macedonia at the northern Greek border station of Idomeni | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/P.Giannakouris
Brussels already has the Belarusian carrier Belavia in its sights for sanctions | Photo: Wolfgang Minich/picture-alliance
An abandoned life jacket in the Aegean Sea in 2016 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/L.Pitarakis
Bihac in Bosnia was reportedly the logistic hub from where the smugglers operated. Photo from file: Migrants outside an abandoned factory in Bihac on January 10, 2021 | Photo: Marko Djurica/Reuters
A baby just a few months old was among 11 people discovered on Sunday hiding in a freight train | Photo copyright: Bundespolizei
Irregular migration into Italy from North Africa has increased again in 2021 | Photo: Getty Images (via DW)
Ali Virk documented his  journey from Pakistan to the EU borders | Photo: Ali Virk
Organized crime gangs are smuggling Vietnames children and people as goods across Europe | Source: Screenshot from ARD/RBB documentary Handelsware Kind
Somali migrants on the island of Lesbos, Greece after arriving by boat from the Turkish coast in 2015 | Photo: picture alliance
Police checks on the road that leads to the border crossing with France in Ventimiglia | Photo:  ANSA/LUCA ZENNARO
Greek coast guard vessel | Photo: picture-alliance/Zumapress