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From file: A woman with a child disembarks the ship Aquarius run by SOS Mediterranee at the port of Palermo | Photo: Igor Petyx / ANSA
Thursday, February 4, 2021 was 'one of the busiest days in years' in the central Mediterranean, with over 1,000 people fleeing Libya in boats | Photo: Hippolyte/SOS MEDITERRANEE
From file: Croatian border policemen at the Maljevac border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina. There is no suggestion that the police picture here were involved in the allegations detailed in this article | Photo: EPA/Fehim Demir
Groups of migrants on Turkey's Pazarkule border to Greece stand behind rolls of barbed wire | Photo: A.Avramidis/Reuters
Border Hungary and Austria, 2015 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Tatif/Wostok Press/Maxppp Hongrie
Migrants in the French Alps, near Briançon. Photo : Mehdi Chebil
People survey the scene of a fire at Islam Qala Border near Iran, in Herat, Afghanistan, February 13 2021 |Photo: Jalil Rezayee / EPA
French border police cars at Montgenèvre, at the foot of the Alps | Photo: Mehdi Chebil
Hungarian policemen at the border at Roszke in Hungary and Horgos in Serbia after migrants tried to break through the border fence in late January 2021 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/MTI/Z.Gergely Kelemen
Archive: Migrants at Parco Roja in Ventimiglia in 2016 | Photo: ANSA
From file: Police check migrants disembarked from Frontex ship Protector at the port of Pozzallo, Sicily | Photo: Picture-alliance/ANSA/F.Ruta
A boat full of migrants from Turkey is turned away by local people at the port of Thermi, on the island of Lesvos, Greece | Photo: Imago Images/Xinhua/M.Lolos