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Photo Gallery: From Bangladesh to Athens
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Photo Gallery: From Bangladesh to Athens

Illegal Immigrants in Greece At the Mercy of the People Smugglers

Many of the illegal immigrants in the EU arrive via Greece, which is overwhelmed by the flood of incomers. The would-be migrants are ruthlessly exploited by people smugglers, and many of them die in the attempt to get to Europe. SPIEGEL heard the stories of a group of young Bangladeshi men who made it to Athens -- and discovered the reality behind the dream.
Translated from the German by Josh Ward