Video: Smartphones a lifeline on migrant route to EU

FRANCE 24 screen grab

Most migrants treading the Balkan route towards northern Europe have little or no knowledge of how to get there. Which is why smartphones, social media and GPS applications are as crucial to them as finding food.


FRANCE 24's team of reporters followed a group of Iraqi migrants around a makeshift camp in Belgrade as they scrambled to recharge their phones before pushing on towards Hungary.

Click on the player above to watch their report.


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