Sub-Saharan refugees and migrants wait for assistance in an overcrowded dinghy off the coast of Libya.
Migrants, mainly from Afghanistan and Pakistan, stage a hunger strike near the village of Horgos, Serbia.
Members of the Italian Navy hold a child after disembarking from the Italian Navy ship Borsini in the Sicilian harbour of Palermo, southern Italy.
Sub-saharan refugees and migrants on an overcrowded dinghy wait to be rescued by a team of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, 24 miles north of Sabratha, near Libya.
Young Afghan refugee boys ride on a donkey cart in Islamabad. World Refugee Day is marked each year on June 20. Hundreds of thousands of people fled Afghanistan during the last three decades of war, with a majority of them taking refuge in neighbouring Pakistan.
Displaced Iraqis from the embattled city of Fallujah are seen at a camp in Amiriyiah al-Fallujah.
A Syrian boy sits at the yard of an abandoned school used by volunteers for hosting families of refugeees from Syria and Afghanistan in Athens.
The influx of refugees has dramatically increased the share of immigrants in many countries.