Ocean Viking crew rescue migrants at sea | Photo: Fabian Mondl / SOS Mediteranee
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
Clowns entertain the young patients of the Bambino Gesù children's hospital in Rome | Photo: ANSA
Migrants inside the hotspot of Imbriacola, on the island of Lampedusa | Photo: Alessandro Di Meo / ANSA
A migrants' boat arrives in the port of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO
Migrants arrive at the port of Lampedusa after they were rescued by coast guard officers on August 3, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/Alessandro Di Meo
The migrant hotspot on the island of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/Alessandro Di Meo
Guinean Alpha Diallo, 41, works as an intern at Leroy Merlin in Rome, November, 2020 | Photo: ANSA
Thousands of refugees have drowned in Mediterranean waters after embarking on perilous journeys on unseaworthy vessels | Photo: C. Marquardt / picture-alliance /dpa / NurPhoto
From file: Transfer of migrants from the commercial port aboard patrol boats to a quarantine ship, Lampedusa, Sicily | ANSA/ELIO DESIDERIO
One of the migrant arrivals to Lampedusa that took place over the weekend on November 1, 2020 | Photo: ANSA
A photo of Brahim Aouissaoui taken by the Italian police | Photo: ANSA