The New York Times’ Grim Tale of an African Refugee Turned Away From Israel

The “Lives” column of the New York Times magazine features an account by one Tedros Abraha, “as told to Ryan Lenora Brown.”

It features the rather grim tale of a man from Eritrea who says he was smuggled by car through Sudan and Egypt to Israel

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Too bad, so sad.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    People-smuggling is the main reason why Israel built its high fence along the Egyptian border. I wonder if its success inspired Trump to propose the Mexican border wall.

  • FactsWillOut

    Maybe they should tell the story of Simon Deng next.

  • Shebel

    This tiny little sliver of land . The Jews call it Home.
    Surrounded by hatred —–
    —-I am lost— maybe this—
    Israel is a foreshadowing of every Western Democracy.