Some residents of a French mountain village are now on trial for helping refugees cross from Italy.
A French farmer has been convicted for helping migrants cross the Italian border into France. Cedric Herrou is one of several people who have recently faced criminal charges for challenging France’s border control.
Construction work has begun at the Brenner pass in the Alps as the country prepares for a new influx of migrants. With the Balkan route now closed, officials estimate 300,000 refugees will arrive in Italy by sea.
Three days after a planned refugee home was set on fire in Bautzen, refugees, helpers, and local authorities have no choice but to keep going. Ben Knight reports from the demonized German state of Saxony.
France's top administrative court has rejected a complaint in support of migrants stranded on the country's Italian border. Checking travelers' documents does not violate freedom of travel in Europe, the court said.
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