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(Courtesy of the BBC World Service)
Nigerian-born Innocent Akibor says Africans are treated like animals in Italy.

Sep. 02, 2011

Every year, thousands of young people from sub-Saharan Africa embark on a perilous journey to Europe, in hopes of making a better life. Many wind up jobless or in refugee camps. In the BBC World Service documentary Desperate Dreams, Jenny Cuffe finds out what happens to one migrant who set off across the Sahara for Spain -- and another who worked as a prostitute in Libya.