deaths at sea

Coffins on the dock after the Lampedusa shipwreck | Photo: ANSA
Coffins of the dead migrants are lined up inside the hall of the "Casa della Fratenita" (House of Fraternity) of Lampedusa on October 8, 2019 | Photo: ANSA/Ciro Fusco via AP
The 'Door of Europe' is a monument dedicated to migrants on the Italian island of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/CIRO FUSCO
An Italian coast guard rescue operation in May, 2015 | Photo: picture alliance/EPA/Italian coast guard
Members of the Libyan Red Crescent are seen recovering the bodies of migrants that washed ashore east of Tripoli | Photo: EPA/STRINGER
The art installation "Acqua passata" | Credit: ANSA
European Union delegates, including then-EU President Jose Manuel Barroso, pay tribute to the over 300 victims of the shipwreck on October 9, 2013 | Photo: EPA/ROBERTO SALOMONE
About 80 percent of all migrant deaths are reportedly due to drowning during sea crossings | Photo: Picture-alliance / AP Photo / E. Morenatti
Helal Al-Hajj accepts a bronze medal in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, May 2017 | Source: Screenshot YouTube
The Atlantic Ocean has claimed the lives of at least seven people off the coast of Casablanca, Morocco | Photo: picture alliance/M. Elshamy
The arrival at the port of Palermo of the Swedish Navy patroler Poseidon, with 571 migrants and 52 dead bodies aboard, 27 August 2015 | Photo:  ANSA/CHIARA GIARRUSSO
Vincent Cochetel, UN special envoy for the Central Mediterranean | Photo: EPA/Noemi Bruzak