Lampedusa is the gateway to Europe for many migrants leaving from the African coasts. Photo: Sea Watch
From file: A police control near Sospel in 2017 | Photo: Mehdi Chebil / InfoMigrants
Hungary sealed off its border to Serbia and other neighbors with a guarded fence in 2015 | Photo: Getty Images/AFP/A.Kisbenedek (via DW)
From file: Hungarian soldiers and a police car patrol along the border fence installed to prevent migrants from entering the country in Hercegszanto, in the vicinity of the border between Serbia and Hungary, November 18, 2020 | Photo: EPA/Tibor Rosta
In England, Channel Rescue volunteers scan the open sea from the Kent coast for migrant boats in distress | Photo: Channel Rescue
Photo: Screenshot from The Libya Update, photo credit: Libyan Atorney General
The Central Mediterranean has claimed over 1,000 lives this year alone, according to the IOM | Source: Hippolyte/SOS MEDITERRANEE
Libya receives EU support to train its coast guard | Photo: picture-alliance/S. Palacios
Mohamed and his wife in their apartment in the Paris region | Photo: Private
 Egyptian Karim Farrag displays a picture of his brother Mohamed who went missing in Libya while trying to get to Europe | Photo: Khaled DESOUKI AFP
A screenshot from the Times of Malta article showing two video stills taking from inside the Safi detention center on the island | Source: Screenshots from video published by the Times of Malta
Syrian refugee Salah Dahhan prepares Arab food at Berlin eatery "Refueat" | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/picture alliance/Britta Pedersen