A member of a rescue team carries a migrant baby

A member of a rescue team carries a migrant baby after being rescued by Libyan coast guards in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya.
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How Libya became the gatekeeper of Africa’s migrant crisis

A migrant rests with her children at a naval base after they were brought back by Libyan coast guards in Tripoli, Libya.

Migrants, rest after arriving on a rescue boat at the Port of Malaga, Spain

Migrants, part of a group intercepted aboard a dinghy off the coast in the Mediterranean Sea, rest after arriving on a rescue boat at the Port of Malaga, Spain.

Migrants gesture as they are rescued by the SOS organisation

Migrants on a rubber boat gesture as they are rescued by the SOS Mediterranee organisation during a search and rescue (SAR) operation with the MV Aquarius rescue ship (not pictured) in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan Coast.  

Migrants injured crossing Moroccan border with Spain

Migrants have been injured crossing the north African border into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. High fences and razor wire surround the territory. Spain says the number of people crossing into the country via enclaves in north Africa has doubled in the last year.