mediterranean route

Migrants who were rescued at sea are subjected to medical checks in Messina, Italy, in February 2020 | Photo: ANSA/Carmelo Imbesi
The Mediterranea ship docked in the port of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/Elio Desiderio
Migrants arriving to the trading port in Melilla after they were rescued by Sea Rescue members at the Chafarinas Islands on the Mediterranean Sea | PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/FG Guerrero
The painting "Noah's Ark" by Zehra Dogan | Photo: Zehra Dogan
People in a dinghy off the coast of Libya with a ship in the background | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/O.Calvo
Wreath of flowers thrown into the sea during the October 3, 2019 commemoration of 366 victims of a shipwreck that took place on October 3, 2013 off Lampedusa | ANSA/Pasquale Claudio Montana Lampo

Turkish authorities bus Syrian refugees to camps after they were stopped by police attempting to walk to the Turkish-Greek border at Edirne | Photo: EPA/Sedat Suna
A migrant detention centre in Zawiya, 30 kilometers from Tripoli | Photo: ANSA/Zuhair Abusrewil
A shipwreck that took place in the Strait of Sicily | Photo: ANSA/Italian Navy
The NGO-run search and rescue ship Ocean Viking | Photo: Archive/ANSA/Francesco Ruta
Migrants at the port of Motril, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spanish authorities on February 7, 2020 | Photo:EPA/PEDRO FEIXAS
A small boat carrying migrants off the southeast coast of Spain, north of the Moroccan-Algerian border, in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA