Is there another humanitarian emergency situation building up in Bosnia and Herzegovina? There are still hundreds of of migrants and refugees "stranded" at the external border of the European Union. Euronews interview with IOM's Western Balkans Coordinator Peter Van der Auweraert.
A huge number of migrants met in Bosnia and Herzegovina complain about alleged police violence experienced in Croatian forests close to the border. "Can you confirm those reports on alleged police violence?", Euronews asked Julien Kloberer, working for Doctors Without Borders in the region.
Suhret Fazlic, the mayor of the northwestern Bosnian city of Bihac, calls for stronger action to control and to stop the influx of migrants transiting through Bosnia and Herzegovina. A huge number of them are stuck at the external EU border and there are not enough emergency accomodations.
The European Union is strengthening the protection of the external EU borders. Today it is much more difficult to enter the EU territory illegally. Therefore people smugglers are asking for huge amounts of money from migrants. In a Bosnian accomodation centre Euronews spoke to Baba from Afghanistan.
The US President is ramping up the rhetoric- Just days away from the midterms, Donald Trump is running a campaign that starts and ends with immigration. He's pledged he will change asylum laws to keep more people out of the country, and said migrants throwing rocks at border police could be shot at.
Young Tunisians make up the largest number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea. Euronews Correspondent Anelise Borges visited the coastal town of Zarzis in southern Tunisia to find out why so many Tunisian youths continue to risk everything for the chance of a better life outside the country.
As their approval ratings rise at home, Euronews correspondent Anelise Borges travelled to Lampedusa - the island at the forefront of Italy’s migration crisis - to understand what is drawing people to Northern League party.