turkish coast guard

Turkish coast guard officers help carry a woman off a life raft during a rescue operation in the Aegean Sea on Sept. 12, 2020 | Photo: AP Photo/Emrah Gurel
Image from an alleged maritime pushback incident in the Aegean Sea | Photo: Aegean Boat Report
Screenshots from a video seen by the Legal Centre Lesvos for a report about allegations of push-backs of migrants by Greek authorities in the Aegean | Source: Legal Centre Lesvos report July 2020
A Turkish coast guard vessel picks up a migrant boat in the Aegean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/AA/B.Akay
Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea | Photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Balli
A Turkish coast guard vessel picks up a migrant boat in the Aegean Sea | Photo: Picture-alliance/AA/B.Akay
Another migrant boat landing on Lesbos | Photo: Reuters / A. Konstantinidis
Migrants on a boat off the coast of Lesbos | Photo: Reuters/A.Konstantinidis
A boat load of migrants in Greece | Photo: Getty Images/M.Bicanski
Refugees walk along the side of the road in Turkey | Photo: Imago/Depo Photos/O.Sagsoz
While the distance between Greece and Turkey may not be as large as the Mediterranean Sea, it can still be dangerous.