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Shadows of people are cast on the ground | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/P.Karadjias
Migrants aboard the Open Arms boat | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/O.Calvo
Screenshot of video published by NGO Alarm Phone on Twitter allegedly showing migrants stranded at sea and a Maltese coast guard vessel on April 11, 2020 | Photo: Alarm Phone
Archive: Migrants on board the Maltese Armed Forces P51 vessel, rescued at sea by the NGO rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, arrive at the Armed Forces of Malta maritime base at Hay Wharf, in Floriana, Malta | Photo: EPA/DOMENIC AQUILINA
A Libyan coast guard officer escorting a boy at the port of Tripoli, Libya | Photo: EPA/STR
A healthcare worker arrives to examine migrants who arrived from Turkey as they wait to be transported on a Greek navy ship from the port of Mytilene, Lesbos, to the Greek mainland March 5, 2020 | Photo: Reuters/E. Marcou
Migrants on the Greek-Turkish border | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo
About a third of all forcibly displaced people around the world are refugees who have had to cross national borders | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Bandic
The shipmaster is obliged to offer assistance to persons in distress at sea | Photo: picture alliance/SOS
Search and rescue mission on the Aquarius in January 2018 | Credit: Picture-alliance/L.Schmid
Migrants stopped by Libyan authorities in Zawiya, northwestern Libya | Credit: ANSA/ZUHAIR ABUSREWIL
Detention of asylum seekers is to be used as a 'last resort', according to European law