sea watch

From file: Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya by the crew of the Ocean Viking rescue vessel on October 25, 2022 | Photo: Vincenzo Circosta/Anadolu
Two volunteers search from aboard the Seabird, a humanitarian monitoring aircraft, for migrant boats in distress as they fly over the Mediterranean Sea in October 2021 | Photo: Renata Brito/AP Photo/picture alliance
People are rescued by the crew of SOS Humanity on October 22, 2022 | Photo: SOS Humanity
Migrants stand on a petroleum platform in the sea as they wait to be rescued by the Spanish NGO Open Arms during a rescue operation in international waters off Tunisia on September 17, 2022 | Photo: Petros Karadjias/AP
From file: The Sea-Eye 4 arrived in Messina, Italy, with 476 rescued people on board on June 22, 2022 | Photo: Carmelo Imbesi/Zuma/ANSA/picture-alliance
The Sea-Watch crew tweeted this picture with the comment: 'People whom the EU would rather see dead or in detention centers in Libya' | Source: Screenshot @seawatchcrew, September 11, 2022
Rescued migrants and refugees are shown aboard the Geo Barents shared by MSF on Twitter on September 6, 2022 | Photo: @MSF_Sea on Twitter
Sea Watch has accused Italian port authorities of "exceeding the powers" of a port state | Photo: Nora Bording/Sea-Watch/AP/picture-alliance
Many of those who are rescued are victims of human trafficking, according to the Ocean Viking | Photo: picture alliance
From file: The crew of the Geo Barents rescued 71 migrants off a sinking dinghy in the Central Mediterranean | Photo: MSF_Sea on Twitter
From file: Some of the 158 migrants the Ocean Viking crew rescued from two unseaworthy and overloaded rubber boats on May 19, 2022 prepare to board the NGO vessel | Photo: Candida Lobes/SOS Mediterranee
The Sea-Eye 4 arrived in Messina, Italy, with 476 rescued people on board on June 22, 2022 | Photo: Gabriele Maricchiolo/NurPhoto/picture alliance