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Migrant's perilous journey to Europe to escape Syria

A migrant who made it to Europe tells the BBC how he feared for his life.

Hisham describes how he thought he would die as he travelled in a flimsy dinghy to Italy.

This film was a joint collaboration between the BBC World Service, BBC Arabic and independent animator Sherbet.

Reporting and video production by BBC Arabic's Faisal Irshaid.


  • 14 Dec 2015
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