Advocacy groups including Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty warn that cramped accommodation and inadequate sanitation endanger migrant workers across the Gulf, who may not have access to healthcare.
Restrictions aimed at slowing the pandemic, which has infected more than 245,000 people globally, threaten to leave millions of South Asian migrant labourers without work.
Turkey announced in February it would no longer stop refugees and migrants from reaching Europe via land, while banning boat crossings as too dangerous, accusing the EU of failing to keep promises under the 2016 refugee deal.
As Berlin prepares to resettle "an appropriate share" of Syrian children, it remains to be seen whether these young minds will be disassociated from their parents and cultures entirely as they are integrated in their host country.
Migrants see Greece as a transit gateway country. If they stay, it’s only for a lack of options or because the EU has yet to take responsibility in a tragic episode of global upheaval.
Some hoping to reunite with their relatives, some dreaming of well-paying jobs, each Syrian refugee TRT World spoke with at the Turkish-Greek border has a reason to take refuge in Europe.
Concern over the impact of high levels of immigration from the European Union was one of the key drivers behind Britain's 2016 vote to leave the bloc and the government has said it plans to bring overall migration numbers down.
Berlin began a crackdown on right-wing violence in response to a rise in hate crimes last year. Germany's domestic intelligence agency estimates there are around 24,100 "right wing extremists" in Germany, about half of whom are potentially violent.
Greece’s newly formed centre-right government has promised to take a tougher line on the refugee crisis and plans to set up a sea barrier and detention facilities.
The 24-year-old IIT student says he still loves India despite the far-right Modi government deporting him for participating in a protest against a newly passed citizenship law, which reminds him of earlier 'fascist regime' laws.
Trumps decision to construct a wall a long the US border with Mexico is pushing many migrants and refugees into taking more dangerous routes.
The EU has described Bosnian refugee camps as a humanitarian disaster where a lack of coordination and potentially illegal action from Croatia has left migrants in the lurch in Bosnia.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2020 TRT World.