Witness - Serigne vs The EU

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A fisherman from Senegal runs for elections in Spain to combat Europe’s exploitative overfishing of Africa’s waters.
Synopsis: A Senegalese fisherman runs as a political candidate in regional elections in Madrid to become an MP. He takes his own experiences as both a migrant and fisherman to campaign against xenophobia and European overfishing in African waters. As a newly-elected MP, Serigne travels back to Senegal to speak with the fishermen worst affected. He reveals the insidious link between European overfishing and irregular immigration to Europe. And, he presents his findings to policy makers at the heart of the European Union.

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