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Children at the Reception and Identification Center in Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Greece | Photo: Alessandr Di Meo / ANSA
Members of the Turkish coast guard take migrants, who were allegedly pushed back from the Greek side, on a boat during a patrol to search and rescue for migrants offshore the Ayvalik district in Balikesir, Turkey on April 10, 2021 | Photo: Erdem Sahin/EPA
Layana asleep in her father's lap – the family has endured months of feeling isolated and alone in Greece | Photo: Ignacio Pereyra
From file: Asylum seekers at a protest on the island of Lesbos, Greece | Photo: P. Giannakouris/dpa/picture-alliance
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: A migrant boat off the coast of Lesbos | Photo: picture alliance
Refugees seen fleeing the flames at the Moria camp | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/AP/P.Giannakouris
Breastfeeding is the safer option when hygiene conditions are poor, such as in refugee camps (Note: the woman pictured is not Nazila*) | Photo: Ignacio Pereyra
Emilia Kmvysi (L), Efstratia Mavrapidi (C), and Maritsa Mavrapidi (R), sit in a house in their village in Sykamia, Lesbos island, Greece, 31 January 2016  | Photo: EPA/STRATIS BALASKAS
From file: Lesbos has been the site of numerous protests related to migration, including this one in January 2020  | Photo: REUTERS/Elias Marcou
Migrants at the closed camp for asylum seekers in Samos island, Greece | Photo: EPA/Michael Svarnias
Thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Aegean sea and arrive in Greece  | Photo: A. Messinis/AFP