In search of a better life: African immigrants in Europe

Immigrant who died on the journey from Morocco to Spain (© Antonio Guerra/Flickr)

Eric Beauchemin looks at the plight of the thousands of Africans who try to flee their continent via Morocco and then use dodgy boats to cross to Spain, their gateway into Europe. Each year, many drown along the way. Many others are arrested off the Spanish coast. What happens to them? 

Producer: Eric Beauchemin

Broadcast: November 7, 1992