Laidalla - ytimessä / Off-center - Dead center, Syndetica 2014

is a sweep across The Sahel and around, roughly latitudes 10±10. This is a landscape characterized by droughts, unchecked population growth, unstable regimes and lately also by Islamic extremism. All these contribute to large scale population movements. The people struggle to make ends meet but many lose faith and aim for the better elsewhere. Inevitably this means heading towards the North. Perhaps Europeans and others should know better who and what is involved in this exodus.