Thousands of people have been trapped in appalling conditions on Greece’s border with Macedonia since the the so-called Balkan Route to Western Europe was sealed off last week.
In this excerpt from "My Escape From Syria," exclusive first-hand footage reveals the horror of crossing the rough Mediterranean Sea in an overcrowded inflatable boat, as refugees attempt to navigate their way to Greece in the dark.
VICE News followed refugees the day before Hungary tightened its border, seeing the desperate measures migrants and refugees resort to, trying to beat the deadline.
In a matter of days Germany has transformed its reputation by welcoming thousands of migrants and refugees, taking in 20,000 people last weekend alone. We went to witness the atmosphere in Munich.
A volunteer at the camp said the choatic scenes, where Hungarian police in surgical masks threw sandwiches to clamoring people, was "like animals being fed in a pen."
VICE News joins refugees as they make the train journey from Hungary's capital city of Budapest in the hope of starting a new life.