Demonstrations have taken place outside a Brussels courthouse as a trial opened over hosting migrants, their message solidarity is not a crime. Twelve people are charged with human trafficking and criminal organisation for sheltering undocumented migrants in Belgium.
Croatia is the entry point for these migrants hoping to find a better life inside of the EU. The country is hoping to fulfil technical criteria to be allowed to join the border-free Schengen travel area by the end of the year. If successful they will join the Schengen zone the year after.
For two years the Bosnian town of Velika Kladuša has been a bottleneck for migrants - trying to get into the EU. It’s an area where locals throughout history have themselves left for a better life elsewhere. One Bosnian war veteran has turned his café into a makeshift soup kitchen for those in need.
Niger is a migration hub for those trying to reach Europe through Libya, as well as a laboratory for Europe’s remote control migration policy. As efforts to keep people from travelling to Europe step up, the effects are seen on the ground in Agadez, Niger.
Central American migrants clustered for the night on Wednesday (October 24) in the southern Mexico town of Mapastepec after advancing on their trek toward the United States, despite Mexico's vows to hinder their progress under pressure from the Trump administration.
Around 20 migrants were rescued just off the coast of Turkey near the city of Bodrum early yesterday morning almost immediately after they had set off, likely for the nearby Greek island of Kos. Two children were pronounced dead in hospital shortly after the rescue.