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Souleymane died on Tuesday when the boat he was traveling on capsized off the Libyan coast | Photo: Private
Experienced Seaman on board ship in September 2014 | Photo: With kind permission from Abdullah Sabra
Migrants crossing the English Channel, September 2020 | Photo: picture-alliance/P. Bonniere
From file: Just some of the more than 9,500 migrants who made it across the Channel to the UK in 2020. (Picture from December 7 2020) | Photo: Gareth Fuller / empics / picture-alliance
In the last year, the numbers of boats setting off from Tunisia towards Italy and the Italian island of Lampedusa has dramatically increased | Source: InfoMigrants
A small inflatable dinghy carrying a group of 55 migrants was brought to shore in Albania over the weekend (Picture not from rescue) | K.Nietfeld / picture-alliance / dpa
Ibrahim Kamara comes from The Gambia and crossed the Mediterranean from Libya to Cyprus on a boat. He is now a fellow with Project Phoenix | Photo: Project Phoenix
A migrant boat near the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Z.Balogh
The numbers of migrants trying to leave Tunisia this year has risen. At the moment those that leave Tunisian ports account for the greatest number of arrivals in Italy | Source: InfoMigrants
18-year-old Babacar came to the Canary Islands by boat from Senegal | Photo: Marco Wolter/InfoMigrants
A Border Force dinghy brings some of the 111 migrants who crossed the Channel on December 7 ashore in the UK | Photo: Gareth Fuller / empics / picture-alliance
A migrants' boat arrives in the port of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO