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From file: Tunisian coast guard boat in the Mediterranean Sea off Isle of Djerba | Photo: Natalia Seliverstova/dpa/picture-alliance
Sea-Eye rescuers with migrants in the Mediterranean, November 14, 2022 | Photo: picture alliance / ROPI | JOE RABE
Members of the crew of Iuventa, a search and rescue ship run by Jugend Rettet, face criminal accusations. The ship was seized five years ago | Source: Iuventa10
A crew from SOS Humanity hand out life vests to people on board an overcrowded dinghy before bringing them on board the rescue ship | Photo: ANSA/SOS HUMANITY
The Geo Barents rescue ship, operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) | Photo: ANSA/MSF
 Approximately thirty activists holding a banner stating #openports, asking for all migrants to be allowed to disembark from the Humanity 1 ship, docked at the port of Catania, Sicily. | Photo credit: ANSA / ARCHIVE / ORIETTA SCARDINO
The Lebanese army are seen trying to rescue approximately 200 migrants from a boat sinking near the shores of Tripoli, north Lebanon | Photo credit: picture alliance / ASSOCIATED PRESS | Uncredited
As the migrants waited to disembark in Ravenna, they realized that an uncertain future awaits | Photo: Frey Lindsay
The Sea Eye 4 is seen with 214 migrants on board, who were rescued in various rescue operations carried out in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: ANSA/CARMELO IMBESI
A boat carrying migrants is intercepted during an operation carried out by the Tunisian National Guard off the city of Sfax in the south of Tunisia on October 28, 2022. | Photo: Yassine Gaidi / Anadolu Agency / picture alliance
Emergency's Life Support ship docked in Livorno, Italy, on December 22, 2022.142 migrants were rescued at sea by the NGO | Photo: picture alliance/Photoshot/Enrico Mattia Del Punta/NurPhoto
Ismail Challahki, 19, has tried several times to cross the Mediterranean to Europe | Photo: REUTERS/Angus McDowall