Looking for new ways of living together

The Canary Islands, located roughly 100 kilometers off the coast of Africa, have seen a large influx of refugees arriving by boat in recent years. On this week’s show, we hear from people who’ve made the harrowing journey, and those who are trying to help them start a new life.
18 Jan English Germany Society & Culture · Health & Fitness

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