Migrants Stranded in Bosnia-Herzegovina "Animals Have It Better Than Us"

With the EU having long since blocked off the Balkan Route, more and more migrants have become stranded in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Some have little choice but to camp out in the forest, where they are exposed to freezing cold and heavy snow.
By Maximilian Popp and Andy Spyra (Photos), in Bihać
Refugees in the destroyed Lipa camp

Refugees in the destroyed Lipa camp

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A Fight for Survivial

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Migrants in Bosnia-Herzegovina are fighting the extreme cold.

Migrants in Bosnia-Herzegovina are fighting the extreme cold.

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Many migrants have gotten stuck at the border between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia.

Many migrants have gotten stuck at the border between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia.

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Zlatan Kovačević does what he can to help the migrants.

Zlatan Kovačević does what he can to help the migrants.

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