'Europe or death': West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

Aminata Traoure

Aminata Traoure, a 28-year-old refugee from Ivory Coast who survived a shipwreck in early March while trying to reach Europe, looks at a boat in the Tunisian coastal city of Sfax, about 270km southeast of the capital, on April 22, 2021. 

Photo credit: Fethi Belaid | AFP

What you need to know:

  • During the first quarter of 2021, more than half of those arriving in Italy from Tunisia were mostly citizens from sub-Saharan African countries.



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