mediterranean route

Libyan Coast Guard returning migrants to Libya on May 10 2017 | Photo: Picture Alliance / AP Photo / M. Ben Khalifa
Italy is considering a new law which would fine charities for saving migrants stuck in the Mediterranean. | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/F.Heinz
Art or a grave? More than 700 people lost their lives inside the hull of this fishing boat | PHOTO: DW/S.Dege
A migrant disembarks from the Italian Coast Guard ship 'Diciotti' in the port of Catania, Italy | Photo: ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO
Libyan government forces prepare for an operation against Khalifa Haftar's troops in Tripoli, 8 April, 2019 | picture-alliance/ZumaPress
Alan Kurdi rescue ship | Photo: Sea Eye/Fabian Heinz
A rescue operation by NGO Proactiva Open Arms | PHOTO: EPA/Proactiva Open Arms
Migrants disembark at the port of Catania from the Sea Watch 3 search-and rescue ship with 47 migrants on board, 31 January 2019 | Photo:  ANSA/Orietta Scardino
Open Arms Proactiva founder Oscar Camps.| PHOTO: ANSA/Giuseppe Lami
The Mediterranean route accounted for half of all migrants that died or went missing in 2018, according to IOM | Photo: Picture Alliance / dpa / SOS Mediterranee / L. Schmid
There is only one non-governmental rescue mission active in the Mediterranean at the moment | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/Fabian Heinz/
Mohamed with the book  "Stormy Seas" | Photo: ANSA