Who would attempt such a hazardous journey in order to better their lives? Only the truly desperate. In the words of one refugee, “If there was something better, if there was another door open other than this door (crossing the Aegean Sea), people would not take this dangerous route.”

Veröffentlicht am 08.04.2016 Ahmed Shihab-Eldin goes on both sides of the Aegean Sea to speak with refugees who are preparing to traverse the waters that have killed over 2,000 refugees. On the Turkish side, two refugees explain their fears the night before their illegal crossing. Meanwhile, EU’s water authority Frontex patrols Greek waters with […]

via ESCAPE TO EUROPE: CROSSING THE DEADLY WATERS OF THE AEGEAN SEE — HumanSinShadow

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