‘I Heard Their Screams, and Then They Were Gone’ Seven Muslim refugees from Africa were recently convicted in Italy of throwing Christians from a dinghy in the med.

Eight men from Africa step in front of the prison gate. It is a dark night and they look around expectantly. It is their first step into freedom, a moment for which they have been waiting for quite some time – the end of a journey during which they have faced more than human beings can bear: crossing the desert,the war in Libya, fleeing across the sea, people drowning, and then two years locked away in this high-security prison near Palermo, Sicily.

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