Finally, 700 refugees on board an overcrowded boat see a rescue ship coming. They all rush to one side of the vessel, causing it to capsize. Since then, the son of the Jaqali family has gone missing.
Some 600 migrants, including many children, have arrived in Sicily after being rescued at sea in the past days. The new influx highlights problems with a controversial deal between Italy and Libya on stopping migrants.
The charity MOAS, which has rescued some 40,000 migrants over the past three years, is to end its current operations off the Libyan coast. Instead it will take aid to the Rohingya who have fled violence in Myanmar.
The Italian government has drafted a controversial code of conduct for charity boats carrying out migrant rescue missions, limiting their operations. NGOs have warned that the code could put thousands of lives at risk.
The mayor of an island that was once a symbol for refugee compassion has warned it is descending into anarchy. His political opponents accuse him of stoking up fear and overstating the problem.
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