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Refugee rights groups have said all migrants should be allowed to disembark from Sicily's Catania port | Photo: Salvatore Cavalli / picture alliance
Riot police officers cordon off the area after migrants arrive on Spanish soil, crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, Spain, Friday, June 24, 2022 | Photo: Javier Bernado / AP Photo
Decisions handed down by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg are considered to be binding | Photo: Imago Images/P. Scheiber
Around 130 migrants were able to remain in Melilla after 'jumping' the border fence on June 24, 2022. At least 27 lost their lives | Photo: Private
A civilian search and rescue team from the ship Ocean Viking helps a group of migrants off the island of Lampedusa, between the Italian and Maltese SAR zones | Photo: SOS Mediterranée
The trial got underway in April 2020 and is seen as a world first | Photo: Thomas Frey/dpa/picture-alliance
The three men say that in hindsight, they regret coming to Europe | Photo: Jelka Kretzschmar/Free Elhiblu3 Campaign
From file: Migrants on board the Armed Forces of Malta vessel P22, rescued at sea by Italian coastguard vessels just outside Maltese waters, arriving at a maritime base at Hay Wharf, in Floriana, Malta | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/DOMENIC AQUILINA
Hungarian authorities patrol the border fence erected to stop migrants from entering the country from Serbia, November 18, 2020 | Photo: EPA/Tibor Rosta
The EU wants 13 countries to show more willingness to cooperate over the readmission of rejected asylum seekers | Photo: Picture-alliance/E. Gubisch
Frontex is facing numerous allegations of having violated human rights | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/C.Charisius
An operation to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean | Photo: Twitter SOS MEDITERRANEE ITA