This is Chaker Khazaal's story as told to Florence Kim in January 2016
“I didn't know where my fellow travellers were heading. But I knew one thing: my dream of making it to Europe, no matter the cost and risk involved, had been achieved. It was worth it.”
Syrian migrant Moutassem Yazbek talking to CNN about how he lost his job in Dubai, and decided to attempt a crossing of the Mediterranean.