A child scoops up coloured powder from the ground during the Holi
Festival of Colours organised by the Maltese-Indian community in Qormi,
outside Valletta, Malta, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
Would-be immigrants rest on the deck of an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat after arriving at a maritime base at Marsamxett Harbour in Valletta on July 10, 2013. Over two hundred African and Asian would-be immigrants were rescued from three vessels in distress in one night off Malta.
Armed Forces of Malta soldiers patrols San Anton
Palace in Attard, after the arrival of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth for the
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta, November 26,
2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
A Somali migrant lies on her bed in a dormitory at the Lyster barracks detention center for immigrants, which currently holds 236 detainees, in Hal Far, outside Valletta, Malta, October 22, 2013. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
belongings, including a child’s buoyancy ring, litter the deck of a
wooden boat from which migrants were rescued 10.5 miles (16 km) off the
coast of Libya, August 6, 2015. An estimated 600 migrants were rescued
on the boat by the international non-governmental organizations Medecins
sans Frontieres (MSF) and the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS)
without loss of life on Thursday afternoon, according to MSF and MOAS.
REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi