Migrants face terror and death, but prospect of a better life makes it worthwhile

Experts are worried about the thousands who may have died undetected, but migrants ‘are not afraid’

19 November 2020 - 19:53 By Edward McAllister

Seven neighbours from a village in western Senegal boarded a fishing boat crammed with migrants just after midnight on October 26. Their destination: Europe, 1,600km away over open ocean.

Two of them are now missing, presumed dead, after the boat carrying dozens of people capsized in a collision with the Senegalese coastguard...

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