The horrors of the migration crisis in pictures

The global “lockdown” hit not only the economy and political life of society, but also created new problems in the sphere of the migration crisis. Previously, there was news that migrants were overpopulating Europe, now about how migrants are returning home. The sight is not much better, and the problems from this have not diminished.

The boy, fatally tired of a walk that his small body can barely support, sleeps on the suitcase that his mother rolls. The weight has almost doubled for a woman who drags a suitcase and her sleeping son along, but does not slow down, as she keeps up with a small group walking along the highway in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

The horrors of the migration crisis in pictures

A girl with an artificial leg goes with her family of migrant workers to their home states during the government’s “lockdown” as a preventive measure against the coronavirus COVID-19.

The horrors of the migration crisis in pictures

A migrant family is waiting in line to catch buses to return to their hometowns at a bus stop after the government has relaxed quarantine measures.

The horrors of the migration crisis in pictures

Over the past few weeks, migrants have left their jobs in hordes, starting on foot, on bicycles or in trucks and cars, trying to reach their villages in the states hundreds of kilometers away.

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