Daniel Trilling: The Refugee Underground, 1 December 2022
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Fourth Estate, 480 pp., £20, March 2022, 978 0 00 844557 7Show More
The Naked Don’t Fear the Water: A Journey through the Refugee Underground by Matthieu Aikins.
Fitzcarraldo, 360 pp., £12.99, February 2022, 978 1 913097 85 1Show More
“... Kidane’s trial brought an opportunity to confront the reality of smuggling, few seemed to care. Sally Hayden, an Irish freelance journalist who reported on the trial, was shocked to discover that she and her Ethiopian translator were the only independent observers in the courtroom. ‘When two of the most significant smugglers in North Africa were ...”