Tunisia

Archive image of the arrival in Lampedusa of a boat with Tunisians on board, on April 12, 2020 | Photo: ANSA / ETTORE FERRARI
From file: Young migrants at the informal camp of La Chapelle in Paris, 2018 | Credit: InfoMigrants
A boat carrying Tunisian migrants enters the port of Lampedusa, Italy, on April 12, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/Ettore Ferrari
Tunisian authorities recovered the bodies of 14 migrants, 9 March 2021 | Photo: Reuters/Hani Amara
Migrants on board a rubber dinghy reach out to crew members of the Open Arms, February 12, 2021 | Photo: picture alliance/dpa/AP | Bruno Thevenin
European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi gives a press conference on February 9, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq
In the last year, the numbers of boats setting off from Tunisia towards Italy and the Italian island of Lampedusa has dramatically increased | Source: InfoMigrants
A French passport | Photo: Picture alliance / Godong | Fred de Noyelle
The numbers of migrants trying to leave Tunisia this year has risen. At the moment those that leave Tunisian ports account for the greatest number of arrivals in Italy | Source: InfoMigrants
Clowns entertain the young patients of the Bambino Gesù children's hospital in Rome | Photo: ANSA
African immigrants queue for aid boxes distributed by the Raoued town hall in Tunis, Tunisia | Photo: EPA/MOHAMED MESSARA
In the photo, a group of Tunisians upon their arrival on the island of Lampedusa | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/CONCETTA RIZZO