A humanitarian crisis has many faces. In Tunisia now, fleeing immigrants have overrun the border crossing of Ras Ajdir in an attempt to escape the strife in Libya. The travelers are mostly male Egyptian laborers but also migrant workers from Tunisia, Bangladesh, China. They arrive in overcrowded cars and buses and on foot, dragging suitcases.

Series of images by photographer Paulo Pellegrin in today’s in The New York Times Magazine.

Further Reading

Fela enshrined

Fela Kuti’s friend, Carlos Moore, the black Cuban emigre writer, is the subject of a film about their at times difficult relationship. The result is complex.