Fewer migrant arrivals mean fewer deaths in the Mediterranean. But that good news masks a disturbing trend - the rate of deaths in proportion to arrivals has never been higher, in part because NGOs have been forced to end their rescue operations.
The number of migrants
arriving to Europe is back to pre-2015 levels, but far-right leaders all over
Europe are still using anti-immigration rhetoric to advance their agenda. Meanwhile, the journey for migrants and refugees becomes ever more
Refugees continue to arrive at the doors of Europe every day, but where do they come from and why? Our new infographic traces their perilous migration routes and gives basic but essential information, like the difference between "refugee" and "migrant."