deaths at sea

When the Geo Barents arrived on the scene on Monday, many people were already in the water | Photo: MSF Sea/Twitter
From file: A damaged pirogue on a Senegalese coast | Photo: Reuters
Tourists on the Greek islands frequently discover reminders of the migrant situation - like this abandoned boat on Lesbos | Photo: Guillaume Pinon/NurPhoto/picture-alliance
From file: Migrants who lost their lives in a shipwreck are buried in Sfax, Tunisia on June 11, 2020 | Photo: picture-alliance
Greek coast guards rescued 108 people off Mykonos, Greece, on June 19, 2022 | Photo: Hellenic Coast Guard/AP/picture-alliance
Cemetery for migrants inaugurated in Reggio Calabria | Photo: ANSA
Spanish authorities search for a missing migrant after the boat on which he is thought to have traveled capsized off southern Spain | Photo: ANSA / EPA
Bodies of migrants, who drowned while trying to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea, are seen at the beach of Khoms, Libya on December 26, 2021 | Photo: Hamza Al Ahmar/Anadolu Agency
From file: Migrants and refugees drown off the Libyan coast on roughly a weekly basis | Photo: Sergi Camara/AP Photo/picture-alliance
Migrants arrested in Laayoune are often sent into the desert near the Algerian border | Photo: Private
The gravestone of N*'s son reads: "It wasn’t the sea, it wasn’t the wind, it was the policies and fear." February 22, 2021 | Photo: AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
From file: a small boat carrying migrants off the southeast coast of Spain, north of the Moroccan-Algerian border, in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA