revealed a report published by a Turkish newspaper, Wednesday, details of the mafias of human smuggling in Turkey , noting that these gangs reaped billions of dollars since 2015, explaining that it was able to more than one million people , "10% of them Iraqi smuggling."
The newspaper "Zaman" Turkish, "Turkey is one of the most important starting points of illegal immigration because of its geographical location, which makes it a natural route to Europe ," indicating that "the number of people found their way across the border between Turkey and Greece illegally exceeded one million A person since 2015, when the European borders actually flooded illegal immigrants. "
"The total number of people who crossed the Greek-Turkish border reached 853,650 in 2015, an astonishing average of more than two thousand and 300 people a day," the paper said. "Most of those who traveled from Syria were 56 percent, , And Iraq 10 percent, and Turkey is still a natural access to the citizens of those countries.
She noted that "the year 2016 saw a reduction of this number, because of the agreement between the European Union and Turkey to reduce the illegal immigration of Europe and help refugees, which has so far Ankara to 6 billion euros," pointing out at the same time that "and despite cooperation with the Union European , the influx of immigrants did not stop. "
According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), "the number of people crossing the border illegally increased in 2018 compared to 2017, registering 45,737 cases in the first 11 months of the year, compared with 35,52 people in 2017 in its entirety "He said.
Revealed IOM reports that human traffickers in Europe may Genoa ten billion dollars or more since 2000; from behind to help immigrants in their journey of illegal but the real numbers may be much higher.
A joint report by the European Commission for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) on smuggling networks of migrants (illegal immigration gangs from more than 100 countries around the world) Billion dollars in 2015 alone, representing one of the major profit-generating activities for organized crime syndicates in Europe. According to a report prepared by the website "Ahwal Turkish".
It is not smugglers alone who make a lot of money through this trade. There are also hotel managers, taxi drivers, coffee shops, shopkeepers and life jackets suppliers who make money from this work.
The human trafficking market is a very lucrative market for specialized criminal networks.
Highly organized cross-border groups have provided crossing points, including points along the Aegean coast of Turkey; sometimes they are only a few kilometers from the Greek islands, and also in Western Thrace along the River Evros. The transit price varies according to the law of supply and demand, season and circumstances, ranging from $ 300 to $ 2,000 on average.
In 2015, each passenger had to spend about $ 1,000 to ride a rubber boat; one boat had up to 40 or 50 people aboard.
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