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The wrong side of the fence: a Malian refugee on trying to reach Europe

Abou Bakar Sidibé – whose 18-month wait to get to Spain has been made into a film – recalls trauma, hardship and camaraderie For one year and six months my home was Mount Gourougou in Morocco, a temporary settlement overlooking Melilla, a Spanish enclave and the gateway to Europe and a future I had always dreamed of. I am from Mali, a country of many problems, but I now live in Bayern, a town in southern Germany.
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