Exclusive Video of the Desperate Boat Crossing (Excerpt from ‘My Escape From Syria’) – Vice News Published on Oct 16, 2015


Syria’s brutal civil war has created hundreds of thousands of refugees, civilians who have been forced to leave everything behind at home and travel in search of a new life in Europe.

Ismael, 25, filmed his journey to Germany with 19-year-old Naeem, capturing the most dangerous parts of a perilous trip, including the boat crossing from Turkey to Greece where hundreds of refugees have died this year.

In this excerpt from “My Escape From Syria,” exclusive first-hand footage reveals the horror of crossing the rough Mediterranean Sea in an overcrowded inflatable boat, as refugees attempt to navigate their way to Greece in the dark.

Watch “My Escape From Syria: Europe or Die” – http://bit.ly/1LiVIJk

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