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Rescued Sudanese migrant has hopes for a better life | Africanews - 7 months ago, 10 Aug 18:40

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Relief and hope for a better future for 38 year old Sudanese Ahmed Murtada who says he now has a reason to smile.
Ahmed was among 87 migrants rescued by the Proactiva Open Arms boat on August 2 after a boat he and his 13 year old son were boarded to Spain, broke down in the Mediterranean at night.

Ahmed said he paid 2000 dinars, almost 5,000 dollars to board the dinghy in Libya after escaping from his kidnappers in Sabratha.

He said there were moments of panic and fear, when the Open Arms approached their aimless dinghy because they were afraid the vessel could be a Libyan coast guard boat.

I want to be a great man, I want to be a man everybody knows in the world. I want to do something good before I die. I'm trying to find ..., to help my family in my country. ...
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