A large proportion of the migrants arriving in Europe from Africa have come from the small, secretive nation of Eritrea.
Thousands of Eritreans readily risk death trekking across the gruelling Sahara and take the desperate gamble of a sea crossing to flee one of the world’s
Life in Endabaguna reception centre, where many Eritreans are taken after they cross the border into Ethiopia to escape forced military service and persecution. Ethiopia hosts over 700,000 refugees, more than any other African country.
(Photo: Refugees watch television in Endabaguna reception centre. Credit: Michael Innes/BBC)