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The Ocean Viking | Photo: SOS Mediterranee
An empty boat in the middle of the Mediterranean | COPYRIGHT: DW/Y.Gostoli
The Ocean Viking is run by the SOS Mediterranee charity and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Friedel
The Ocean Viking can hold a maximum of 100 rescued migrants | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa
When you only have minutes to reach out for help how do you direct rescue services to the right location? | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/S. Palacios
An Italian coast guard rescue operation in May, 2015 | Photo: picture alliance/EPA/Italian coast guard
Members of the Libyan Red Crescent are seen recovering the bodies of migrants that washed ashore east of Tripoli | Photo: EPA/STRINGER
Police have taken possession of the Sea-Watch 3 rescue ship for the time being | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Watch.org/C.Grodotzki
Carola Rackete spoke on the anniversary of the drowning of 300 people off the island of Lampedusa | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/F. Seco
People in a dinghy off the coast of Libya with a ship in the background | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/O.Calvo
The Atlantic Ocean has claimed the lives of at least seven people off the coast of Casablanca, Morocco | Photo: picture alliance/M. Elshamy
The Ocean Viking is run by the SOS Mediterranee charity and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Friedel