From Hungary with love: Third-world migrants must travel long, brutal road to reach EU gateway

April 22, 2015 10:48 AM

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From Hungary with love: Third-world migrants must travel long, brutal road to reach EU gateway

In this photo taken Thursday, April 9, 2015, Ivorian Jean Paul Apetey, 34, smokes a cigarette on top of Budapest’s Gellert Hill two days after arriving to Hungary after a grueling month long journey across the Balkans. Hungary is the most popular back door for tens of thousands of migrants annually who want to breach the perimeter of the European Union without obvious risk of death. Their long journey through the Balkans, often on foot and at night, proves to be full of disappointment and danger, but not the mortal peril of a North African sea crossing to Italy - a journey that has produced more than a thousand dead in the southern Mediterranean this month alone. (AP Photo/Dalton Bennett) (The Associated Press)

In this photo taken on Monday, April 6, 2015, one year old Kendra sits on the lap of her mother Sandrine Koffi, 31, at a bus stop after being reunited with her mother in an Asylum Seekers reception center, Debrecen, Hungary. Hungary is the most popular back door for tens of thousands of migrants ann...

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