ExodusBMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7391.716 (Published 29 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:716
- Sally Hargreaves, medical journalist and researcher on international health issues ([email protected])
Amid the xenophobic and hostile debate that hangs like a dark cloud over the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers arriving at British shores comes this timely exhibition. It is a welcome exposé of the intense human suffering such people face in other corners of the world on fleeing their homes, often within the very conflict zones that fuel the global migration phenomenon. And as photographer Sebastia ~o Salgado so aptly notes, “It is a disturbing story.”
A Brazilian, who fled to Europe to escape military rule in 1969, Salgado has spent the past few years documenting the lives of populations on the move throughout Asia, Africa, central Europe, …
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