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There were several children among the migrants rescued by the Open Arms | Photo: Reuters/Juan Medina
The Ocean Viking is run by the SOS Mediterranee charity and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Friedel
The NGO vessel Aquarius during an operation to rescue more than 250 migrants on a wooden boat on April 21, 2019 | Photo: EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte hold a joint press conference in Rome on November 11th, 2019 | Photo: picture-alliance/NurPhoto/J. Landi
A rubber dinghy carrying migrants rescued by German NGO Sea-Eye ship Alan Kurdi on October 26, 2019 | Photo: Reuters/Sea Eye/Julie Bourdin
The Alan Kurdi humantarian rescue ship off Libya | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa
The 'Alan Kurdi' Sea-Eye rescue ship seen in June 2019 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Eye/F.Heinz
Fatim's brother, Momodou Jawara, with a picture of her | Photo: Claudia Jardim
An empty boat in the middle of the Mediterranean | COPYRIGHT: DW/Y.Gostoli
The Ocean Viking is run by the SOS Mediterranee charity and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Friedel
The Maltese authorities take charge of the migrants rescued by Open Arms | Credit: Proactiva Open Arms
An Italian coast guard rescue operation in May, 2015 | Photo: picture alliance/EPA/Italian coast guard