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The Ocean Viking crew come to the assistance of 92 migrants in distress off the Libyan coast on January 24 | Photo: SOS Méditerranée
Carola Rackete, former captain of the Sea-Watch 3 search and rescue vessel | Photo: EPA/Omer Messinger
The Sea-Watch 3 at Lampedusa port | Photo: Picture-alliance/Photoshot
Migrants aboard search and rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 | Photo: Sea-Watch.org/Chris Grodotzki
Migrants on a small dinghy in the Mediterranean | Photo: Picture-alliance/L.Schmid/SOS Mediterranee
Migrants in the Vucjak camp in Bosnia on December 8, 2019 | Photo: picture alliance/AP Photo
The Alan Kurdi is run by Sea-Eye | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Eye/F. Heinz
Sandstone cliffs at Cap Blanc, near Nouadihibou, Mauritania | Photo: Imago/imagebroker/M.Runkel
The shipmaster is obliged to offer assistance to persons in distress at sea | Photo: picture alliance/SOS
Migrants rescued on board Ocean Viking and Alan Kurdi disembarked in Sicily, Italy on Wednesday, December 4 2019 | Photo: MSF
Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese | Photo: ANSA/Angelo Carconi
A Libyan coast guard vessel returning migrants to Tripoli in 2017 | Photo: picture alliance/M. Ben Khalifa