After the explosion in Lebanon, immigrants looking for a return ticket

Tarik Kebeda, a 22-year-old Ethiopian who came to work in Lebanon , seeks to leave this country that she loves but where she "can no longer live" after the explosion in early August in Beirut, which destroyed walls and shattered all the windows of her old house.

This young woman and her four Ethiopian roommates all tell the story of the same descent into hell after the start of the economic crisis in Lebanon, amplified by the Covid-19 pandemic.

They were already making a living after losing their jobs in supermarkets or restaurants. The explosion precipitated their fall, they have now also lost their roof.

English | August 24, 2020



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