Photo Gallery: Survivors of the Sahara Tragedy

Foto: Bernhard Riedmann/ DER SPIEGEL

Death in the Sahara An Ill-Fated Attempt to Reach Fortress Europe

One year ago, a group of 113 people set off from Niger hoping for a better future in the European Union. A few days later, they were left stranded in the Sahara Desert without vehicles or water. Only 17 survived to tell the tale.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan