A young man left home to escape recruitment by a jihadist group. He journeyed for nearly a year—faced torture in Libyan slave camp, saw many of his fellow travellers die & crossed the in a rubber boat. This is his story:

Said was enjoying a February sunset and drinking tea with his family in his small Somalian village when the local imam approached his hut with two guards with an instruction: he was to join the Salafist jihadist group al-Shabab.

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