Fleeing into the unknown: a journey from Eritrea to England

February 2016
The illustrated journey of Merha, who escapes the extreme hardship of conscription in Eritrea and crosses Africa and Europe to reach safety in the UK.



Researched by: Jessica Hagen-Zanker and Richard Mallett. Overseas Development Institute

Commissioned by: Overseas Development Institute

Funded by: Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Illustrated by: Gabi FrodenPositiveNegatives

Written by: Lindsay PollockPositiveNegatives

Directed by: Benjamin Dix. PositiveNegatives