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A Mediterranean Rescue

The journeys of two African migrants, from their dramatic rescue in the Mediterranean to their attempts to find a new home in Europe.

In one of the largest operations of its kind, thousands of migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, were pulled off cramped, unseaworthy boats in the Mediterranean in June. Gabriel Gatehouse has had rare access to the operation. He follows two young men as they try to find a new home in Europe, from the moment they board a privately-funded search and rescue ship, to their attempts to evade the Italian police.

(Photo: Habtum Mengs from Eritrea)

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