Crowded together with 90 other migrants on a rickety fishing vessel bound for Spain, Moustapha Diouf watched 10 of them die, one by one, from heat and exhaustion.
Worried about health risks posed by the corpses, Mr. Diouf had to throw the bodies overboard.
Five were friends.
“If we don’t do anything, we become accomplices in their deaths,” said Mr. Diouf, 54, sitting in a dusty office of the nonprofit he co-founded, empty but for one desk and a couple of chairs.
“I will fight every day to stop young people from leaving.”
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