mediterranean sea

The Open Arms rescue vessel in San Roque Port in Algeciras, southern Spain | PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/A.CARRASCO RAGE
Child on board the migrant rescue ship | Photo: Sea-Watch/Chris Grodotzki
The Sea-Watch 3 on the Mediterranean | Photo: Reuters/D. Zammit Lupi
The Sea-Watch 3 on the Mediterranean | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Watch.org
This is the second straight year that deaths have fallen in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo
Crew of the 'Seefuchs' vessel during a rescue mission off the Libyan coast. PHOTO/ARCHIVE/SEA EYE
The Sea-Watch 3 on the Mediterranean | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Watch.org
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
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
From archive: African migrants near Lampedusa, Italy in February 2014 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Italian Navy Press Office
Subsaharan and Moroccan migrants rescued by the Spanish 'Salvamento Maritimo' arrive in the port of Almeria. Credit: EPA/CARLOS BARBA