mediterranean route

Authorities recorded raids associated with the operation | Credit: ANSA/GUARDIA DI FINANZA POLICE
According to a new report, irregular emigration from Tunisia is on the rise | Credit: ANSA/REACH/Mercy Corps
An Italian financial police video shows the fast dinghies used by the traffickers | Credit: ANSA/GUARDIA DI FINANZA
This is the second straight year that deaths have fallen in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo
The Proactiva Open Arms is a migrant rescue vessel that operates in the Mediterranean | Photo: picture-alliance/O. Calvo
The "Aquarius" became subject to a diplomatic row in 2018 | Credit: Getty
Migrants rescued by Spanish Salvamento Maritimo arrive in the port of Melilla, Spain | Photo: EPA/F.G.GUERRERO
Abdelfeteh Mohamed, author and cultural mediator who migrated from Eritrea, via Libya to Italy. | Photo: Emma Wallis
The Aquarius rescue ship in 2016 | Photo: picture-alliance/abaca/C. Mahoudeau
An empty rubber boat reportedly used by migrants to cross the Mediterranean Sea before being intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guard | Photo: EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON
Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell (Photo: EPA/Emilio Naranjo)
Subsaharan and Moroccan migrants rescued by the Spanish 'Salvamento Maritimo' arrive in the port of Almeria. Credit: EPA/CARLOS BARBA