Migrant story

Facing more barriers to human rights, a female Ethiopian migrant shares her journey

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An evocative video interview at The Telegraph tells the story of an Ethiopian woman who is trying to make her way to Britain after migrating from Addis Abab to Calais, France, and feels that she faces more barriers to her human rights than ever before. Maseb Gessess, also known as Baby, was once a human rights activist focusing on women’s advocacy in her homeland, where she was incarcerated for her work. Her journey to Calais was a difficult one, and she told The Telegraph that she faces a lack of human rights. “We are human, not animals,” she said. Gessess said one of her main concerns is her inability to read her Bible which helps her to forget the difficulties she faces daily.

Read the full story at The Telegraph.

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