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The Spanish-run humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms brought a further 77 migrants on board on Thursday night | Photo: Screenshot from Open Arms video
A picture of the migrants rescued by the Maersk tanker Etienne in the Mediterranean in August 2020 | Photo: Reuters / Maersk Tankers
File photo of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, September 17, 2019 | Photo: picture-alliance/R. Brito
The Sea-Watch 4 set sail in the Mediterranean on August 15, 2020 | Photo: Sea-Watch / Chris Grodotski
Greek coast guard vessel | Photo: picture-alliance/Zumapress
The Greek island of Rhodes | Credit: Google street view
The new migrant rescue ship Louise Michel is being sponsored by Banksy | Photo: Sea-Watch International via Twitter
A  boat is seen sunken during a search and rescue operation by the Greek authorities near the island of Halki, Greece (undated handout image obtained by Reuters on August 26, 2020) | Photo: Greek Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
An Italian coast guard unit escorts a boat full of migrants to Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/Elio Desiderio
The Alan Kurdi is run by Sea-Eye | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Eye/F. Heinz
Collage of three NGO search and rescue vessels: Ocean Viking, Sea-Watch 3 and Alan Kurdi | Photo: SOS Mediterranee/Sea-Watch/Sea-Eye
A coast guard cutter that rescued a boat carrying migrants from North Africa, including several women and children, arrives in Lampedusa on August 3, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO