The Open Arms ship on its arrival at Sicily's Porto Empedocle after having disembarked the 81 migrants onboard on Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/PASQUALE MONTANA LAMPO
Migrants resting on the Ocean Viking following their rescue off the coast of Libya | Photo: EPA/HANNAH WALLACE BOWMAN
Migrants on board the Open Arms ship | Photo: Imago Images
The Open Arms off Lampedusa with an Italian coast guard boat in the foreground | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/F.Bungert
Migrants rescued by Proactiva Open Arms on board the Open Arms | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa
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
Police officers of European Border and Coast Guard on duty at a check point at the Bulgarian-Turkish borders | Photo: EPA/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU
The Proactiva Open Arms reached the Spanish mainline on December 28, 2018 | Credit: picture-alliance/O. Calvo
The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar | Credit: InfoMigrants
A boat with some Tunisian migrants arrives in Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/ELIO DESIDERIO
From file: The Spanish Maritime Rescue Service | Photo: Imago
A rescue worker from the Sea-Eye crew | Photo: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye