Children play with toys yesterday at a makeshift refugee and migrant camp close to the border between Serbia and Hungary. Photograph: Getty Images

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban hopes a referendum this weekend will strengthen his nation’s role as a bulwark against asylum seekers, but just (...)

Zsuzsanna Zsohar, of  Migration Aid, helps migrants at Nyugati  station, Budapest. Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

Zsuzsanna Zsohar has gained much from helping migrants who are moving through Hungary in unprecedented numbers. She now has friends from distant land(...)

A Macedonian police officer facing a young migrant woman near Idomeni, northern Greece. Photograph: Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/Getty Images

“Nothing will stop the refugees!” cried Vasilis Tsartsanis, waving towards hundreds of migrants in a dusty clearing on the border between Greece an(...)