Migrant shave  outside at the Vucjak migrants and refugees camp, in the outskirts of the city of Bihac, in  Bosnia. Photograph:  Elvis Barukcic

“This is jungle life,” says Wasim, a Pakistani who is among hundreds of migrants staying in a makeshift camp in northwestern Bosnia, from where they s(...)

Refugees and migrants at Zawiya detention centre, in the northwest of Libya, in early 2019.

Three men accused of torturing and raping refugees and migrants in Libya have been arrested in Italy. They include a 22-year-old Guinean man and two E(...)

Trafficking survivors  interviewed by Human Rights Watch said they were detained and refused contact  with family when they returned to Nigeria. Photograph: Fati Abubakar /AFP/Getty Images

Juliet left Nigeria for Libya after being promised a job as a “sales girl” in Europe. She was the eldest of four children, raised by a single mother. (...)

Salah Estwani, 26, has received instructions from German authorities to go back to Syria. Photograph: Sally Hayden

It’s been two weeks since Salah Estwani got a seven-page letter telling him he needs to go back to Syria. He’s 26 – a Shakespeare lover with a bushy b(...)

Pakistani migrant Nadeem Ijazz (20), who was injured in a burned shelter for migrants, poses in the town of Velika Kladusa, in northwest Bosnia. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

International organisations say many migrants in Bosnia face a dire situation as a lack of state accommodation leads thousands to sleep rough, fuellin(...)

Migrants disembark from the Mare Jonio ship on the Italian island of Lampedusa after being rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. Photograph: Elio Desiderio

At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to re(...)

Joanna Toole, a 36-year-old from Exmouth, Devon, was heading to Nairobi to attend the UN Environment Assembly when she was killed in the  Ethiopian Airlines crash. Photograph: Facebook

People from more than 30 countries were on board the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 which crashed shortly after take-off from the Ethiopian capital of (...)

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe from the Mediterranean was the lowest in five years in 2018. Photograph:  Federico Scoppa/AFP/Getty Images

An average of six people died each day trying to cross the Mediterranean in 2018, according to new figures released by the UN refugee agency, the UNHC(...)

Migrants in the Ganzour centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli in September. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images

A young Eritrean man tried to take his own life in a Libyan migrant detention centre on Monday, three weeks after a Somali man died by suicide in the (...)

Illegal migrants in the Ganzour shelter in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The UNHCR has updated its policy to say Libya is no longer a safe country to return people to. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/Getty Images

A Somali man set himself on fire in a Libyan detention centre on Wednesday, according to fellow detainees and the International Organisation for Migr(...)

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