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The Alan Kurdi is operated by Sea-Eye, the crew on board say after a lack of response from EU countries they have no choice but to set sail for France in order to avoid a standoff in Italy | Photo: Joris Grahl / Sea-Eye
A migrant talking with a Spanish National Police officer after arriving at the El Postiguet beach in Alicante, Spain, on board a small boat which was rescued off the coast of Alicante | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/MORELL
A migrant boat from Tunisia lands in Lampedusa. August 28, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/ ELIO DESIDERIO
The Rhapsody ship, where 868 migrants are in quarantine | Photo: ANSA/Elio Desiderio
A small boat carrying migrants off the southeast coast of Spain, north of the Moroccan-Algerian border, in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA
A migrant boat from Tunisia lands in Lampedusa. August 28, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/ ELIO DESIDERIO
The Spanish-run humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms brought a further 77 migrants on board on Thursday night | Photo: Screenshot from Open Arms video
Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese at the Ambrosetti Forum in Cernobbio, 6 September 2020 | Photo: ANSA/Marco Ottico
The new migrant rescue ship Louise Michel is being sponsored by Banksy | Photo: Sea-Watch International via Twitter
German Claudia Lohny and Syrian Alex Assali found love whilst chopping vegetables to prepare soup for homeless people in Berlin | Photo: Christophe Gateau / dpa
From file: Members of the Libyan Red Crescent are seen recovering the bodies of migrants that washed ashore east of Tripoli | Photo: EPA/STRINGER
A rubber dinghy of migrants arrives at the port of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/Elio Desiderio