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The German NGO Sea-Eye will make use of satellite imagery to better detect migrant boats in distress at sea | Credit: EPA/ALEXANDER DRAHEIM / SEA-EYE HANDOUT
A protest on Lampedusa with Don Carmelo La Magra, a priest on the island. March 19, 2019 | ANSA
The Mare Jonio migrant rescue ship docked in Lampedusa | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/E.Desiderio
A volunteer of the Mediterranea Mission | Photo: Marta Buso
Migrants who were rescued by Spanish Salvamento Maritimo prepare to board a bus upon their arrival at the port of Malaga in Andalusia, Spain | EPA/Daniel Perez
One of the professional sailors on the Mare Jonio ship. Photo: Marta Buso
FILE: Spanish journalist Helena Maleno after receiving the ''Guernica Award for the Peace and Reconciliation'' in Guernica, Spain on April 26, 2018 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos
A volunteer of the Mediterranea mission | Photo: Marta Buso
Reports did not indicate whether the migrants had life jackets
Migrants on board an overcrowded inflatable boat are intercepted by the Libyan coastguard. Photo: Hani Amara, REUTERS file picture
The Sea Watch 3 patrols waters off the Libyan coast | Photo credit: Sea Watch
The Sea Watch 3 rescue ship enters the port of Catania, Italy | Photo: ANSA/Orietta Scardino