Award-winning journalist Wolfgang Bauer and photographer Stanislav Krupar were the first undercover reporters to document the journey of Syrian refugees from Egypt to Europe. Posing as English teachers in 2014, they were direct witnesses to the brutality of smuggler gangs, the processes of detainment and deportation, the dangers of sea-crossing on rickety boats, and the final furtive journey through Europe. Combining their own travels with other eyewitness accounts in the first book of reportage of its kind, Crossing the Sea brings to life both the systemic problems and the individual faces behind the crisis, and is a passionate appeal for more humanitarian refugee policies.
Publisher: And Other Stories ISBN: 9781908276827 Number of pages: 144 Weight: 272 g Dimensions: 198 x 146 x 18 mm
What a powerful book! Being told in such a pragmatic way makes it even more disturbing and the knowledge that the people highlighted were wealthy makes the plight of others even more unimaginable.
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