‘Going back is not an option’: A Refugee Family Trapped at the Edge of Fortress Europe
by Megan Iacobini de Fazio
Photo story: Six year old Rimas and her family are among thousands of refugees who fear they have hit a dead end at the Croatian border. They walked from Iran, where they were part of a persecuted minority, crossing into Turkey, then Greece, and finally through the southern Balkans to Bosnia. But when they tried to enter the EU they were beaten and thrown back out.