The figures come from a study of Anadolija agency, estimates that 10 million citizens of the Western Balkans (former Yugoslavia except Slovenia, plus Albania) live outside the region, which represents 30% of the population.
The European Union is a major destination. It is hard not to put this in parallel with the focus on the visible minority of the Roma population and the savage repression that occurs in several countries such as France. As in other fields, the reality of migration is masked by the focus on a particularly visible group, governments starring as defenders of their people against the "invasion".
Behind the stage, it is with real lives we play.