“We have food issues here. The soil, the air… it changes the taste of food. We also don’t have a lot of medicines, even though the needs are vast. Most of the medicines we have expired. We can’t go on like this.”
Mahfud is worried about the future for his son Fatu, 6. They’re Sahrawi refugees. Like thousands of others, they live in camps in South-West Algeria. They have been waiting for 40 years for a resolution of the conflict about Western Sahara.
“I just don’t want my children to live what I had to go through. I want them to have a different life, I want another world for them than being refugees. I want them to be free.”