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19 Pictures That Sum Up The Tragedy And Horror Of Europe's Refugee Crisis

The image of drowned 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi has grabbed the world's attention this morning. Here are 19 more pictures the world should see.

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6. The country's borders with Austria and Slovakia have been closed, CNN reported.

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People camp for the night behind barriers in an underground station near the Keleti train station in Budapest, Hungary, 2 September 2015.


13. On Wednesday people who were trying to cross from Greece into Macedonia clashed with police at the border, according to Time magazine.

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A man and a boy stuck between Macedonian riot police officers and migrants during a clash near the border train station of Idomeni, northern Greece, 21 August 2015.

15. The BBC reported that some 44,000 people have travelled through the country in the past two months, and that razor wire has now been rolled across the frontier to prevent people from entering.

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A child is covered with a sleeping bag as he waits near the border train station of Idomeni, northern Greece, on 18 August 2015.


16. Amnesty International deputy Europe director Gauri van Gulik told the broadcaster: "Macedonian authorities are responding as if they were dealing with rioters rather than refugees who have fled conflict and persecution."

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A young Syrian boy cries as his father carries him up a steep hill as they walk to a border crossing on the Greek and Macedonian border near Idomeni, Greece, on 3 September 2015.

17. Many of those will have initially arrived on Greek islands and are trying to reach northern Europe.

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Iranians argue with Greek riot police officers as they and other people wait to be registered near a police station on the Greek island of Kos, Monday 17 August.

18. Over 3,000 people are arriving at Greece's islands every day.

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A Syrian woman carries her child away upon their arrival by a dinghy at the southeastern Greek island of Kos early on Thursday 20 August 2015.

19. Ferries have been chartered by the Greek government to carry more than 4,000 people from Lesbos, The Independent reported.

Visar Kryeziu / AP

A man arrives with his son on the shore of Kaya beach near the village of Skala Sikaminea on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos, 21 August 2015.

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