Malta

EU member states remain at odds over a unified migration policy, but there is some progress | Photo: picture-alliance
Thousands of refugees have drowned in Mediterranean waters after embarking on perilous journeys on unseaworthy vessels | Photo: C. Marquardt / picture-alliance /dpa / NurPhoto
From file: A patrol vessel of the Maltese Coast Guard in the port of Valetta | Photo:Reuters
Libyan coast guard patrol the sea between the towns of Sabratha and Zawiyah. Now the commander of the Zawiyah coast guard is being detained by the Libyan government, accused of involvement in people smuggling | Photo: Taha Jawashi / AFP
EU member states remain at odds over a unified migration policy, but there is some progress | Photo: picture-alliance
A photo made available from a video provided by the NGO 'Sea-Watch 4' shows rescued migrants headed to Palermo, Italy, on September 1, 2020 | HANDOUT (ANSA)
The EU wants to clean up its act when it comes to migration but fails to agree on many of the fundamentals | COPYRIGHT: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Stratenschulte
From file: The Alan Kurdi humantarian rescue ship off Libya | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa
The Alan Kurdi is operated by Sea-Eye, the crew on board say after a lack of response from EU countries they have no choice but to set sail for France in order to avoid a standoff in Italy | Photo: Joris Grahl / Sea-Eye
Migrants swimming towards Sicily after jumping off the Open Arms rescue vessel on Thursday 17 September | Screenshot from Tweet from Open Arms
A picture of the migrants rescued by the Maersk tanker Etienne in the Mediterranean in August 2020 | Photo: Reuters / Maersk Tankers
A screenshot from the Times of Malta article showing two video stills taking from inside the Safi detention center on the island | Source: Screenshots from video published by the Times of Malta