mediterranean sea

Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese meets Libyan Interior Minister Khaled Tijani Mazen on April 19, 2021 | Source: Italian Interior Ministry
Archive image of the arrival in Lampedusa of a boat with Tunisians on board, on April 12, 2020 | Photo: ANSA / ETTORE FERRARI
These migrants swam to Melilla | Source: Twitter @AdelanteMelilla
Operation Irini in the Mediterranean just completed its first year. So far it has carried out no migrant rescue missions | Photo: EUNAVFOR MED Operation Irini
Italian Justice Minister, Marta Cartabia, during question time at the Lower House of Parliament |  Photo:ARCHIVE/ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
An image posted on Twitter by Alarm Phone and the Aditus Foundation purporting to be the missing migrant boat taken from the Moonbird | Source: Twitter feed @aditusNGO
The Open Arms is one of the busiest private rescue operations in the Mediterranean | Photo: Open Arms
From File: The Libyan coast guard has intercepted and returned thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean, despite claims Libya is not a safe port | Photo: IOM
Pieces of a damaged boat carrying migrants from Senegal are seen after it capsized near the coast of Sal Island, Cape Verde November 19, 2020. Picture taken November 19, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Jorge Avelino
116 migrants disembark from the Ocean Viking in the port of Augusta, Sicily | Photo: Anthony Jean / SOS Mediterranee twitter feed @SOSMedIntl
A picture from file showing migrants off the Libyan coast in 2018 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/O.Calvo
The humanitarian rescue boat Sea-Watch 3 in the Mediterranean | Photo: Sea-Watch