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Political Refugee

-Name- Ahferom -From- Segheneity, Eritrea -Age- 44 -Past occupation- Farmer and Soldier -What happened to make you leave- My country is lead by a dictator who assassinates anyone seen as a threat. As a soldier I was in great danger. I decided to leave instead of die. In 2003 I left for Sudan which is where I wanted to settle but I soon saw that even there it wasn't safe. Eritrian officials were coming across the border to find escapees, take them home and assassinate them. I had to move on. -How did you travel to Italy- With 27 people on the back of a toyota ute we travelled through the Sahara dessert for 7 days. I arrived in Libya...

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