Baby Ali* was born on board the Geo Barents after the stress of the journey and rescue triggered his mother Fatima's labor | Source: @MSF_Sea Twitter
 People leaving flowers on the coffins before the funeral of the 26 young migrant women who died at sea, at the Monumental Cemetery of Salerno, Italy, 17 November 2017 | Photo: ANSA / CIRO FUSCO
From file: Spanish Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska poses together with his counterparts from Cyprus Nikos Nouris(L), Greek Immigration and Asylum Policies Minister Notis Mitarachi (2L), Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese (2R) and Malta's Interior Minister Byron Camilleri at the beginning of EU MED5 group's meeting in Malaga, southern Spain, 25 September 2021 | Photo: EPA / DANIEL PEREZ
Refugee rights groups have said all migrants should be allowed to disembark from Sicily's Catania port | Photo: Salvatore Cavalli / picture alliance
From file: The Ocean Viking alone has 234 migrants on board, many of whom have had to stay at sea for more than 10 days now | Photo: picture alliance
The MSF operated ship Geo Barents has carried out four rescues in just four hours | Photo: MSF @MSF_Sea Twitter
People are rescued by the crew of SOS Humanity on October 22, 2022 | Photo: SOS Humanity
From file: A boat full of migrants reaches Lampedusa | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/ CONCETTA RIZZO
MSF shared this image of the small vessel caught in Maltese waters | Photo: MSF
Migrants are driven away on Police buses after disembarking in Malta | Photo: ARCHIVE EPA / DOMENIC AQUILINA
The campaign to release the ElHiblu3 has gained global attention | Photo: Joanna Demarco / Amnesty International
Migrants rescued at sea arrive in Floriana, Malta | Photo: EPA/Domenic Aquilina