Lost for Intelligent Life

Every month, poverty and persecution drive hundreds in north Africa and the middle East to leave their homes and seek new lives in Europe. But many of those who set out by boat across the Mediterranean vanish without trace. Caroline Moorhead.

La Goulette - The quite Tunisian fishing harbour from which many migrants set sail.
Samir Errawafi who has lost his 19-year-old son Mohamed Samir Errawafi who has lost his 19-year-old son Mohamed
A mother recreates the moment she last saw her son, as he sailed away from the coast of Tunisia.
Janette Rhimi holds a picture of her son Wissem, who left without a word when he was 20. Janette Rhimi holds a picture of her son Wissem, who left without a word when he was 20.
Aziza - missing daughter Monia Arfawi and grandson shebab.<br />
Aziza - missing daughter Monia Arfawi and grandson shebab.<br />
Hal Far, Malta
Paola, Malta - Cemetery at the  Islamic Centre, with the graves of unnamed children.
Lina - A Palestinian whose husband ran a shop in Syria, until they were forced to flee with their three sons.
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