In 2020, more than 20,000 migrants from North Africa reached the Canaries. But because Spain denies them to move to the mainland, campaigners say the islands have become a "migrant prison." A court has now overturned that policy.
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European and African governments have different perspectives on dealing with refugees and migration challenges. It's high time for Europe and Africa to genuinely work together, says DW’s Harrison Mwilima.
Human rights activists slammed Croatian authorities for violent pushbacks of migrants and called for the abolition of the EU's Frontex border agency. Croatia denies taking violent measures against migrants.
Israr Ahmed Khan from Pakistan-administered Kashmir told DW about the terrible risks and hardships he faced while attempting to reach Europe with the help of human-trafficking agents.
A report by the European Court of Auditors has slammed Frontex for failing to provide "sufficiently effective" assistance to countries looking to tackle illegal migration.
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