Foreigners who work long hours for negligible pay in the Sicilian countryside are having their settlements razed, exposing them to even worse treatment
Abdoulie has packed his whole life into a cardboard box. Inside there are a few clothes, a jacket, some photos of his children that he left behind in Gambia, and a pair of muddy shoes. He has placed everything on the saddle of an old, rusty bicycle and is about to leave the camp.
Until yesterday, that same cardboard box had served as the roof of the hut where he has lived for almost a year in the countryside of Campobello di Mazara, a small village nestled in a green plain of olive trees in western Sicily.