Chris de Bode’s powerful and evocative reportage on Bangladeshi migrant workers fleeing Libya in 2011 is remarkably innovative seen in a traditional print context, wholeheartedly embracing the story by deploying repetition of panoramic scenes of the displaced as a means of emphasizing migrant misery.
Stephen Mayes, Aperture

Exodus from Lybia. Tunesia 2011

Stills based short film by Chris de Bode.
Editing by Panos Pictures.
Music: Rebel Music 


Bangladeshi migrant labourers who have fled the unrest in Libya walking along a road from the border post at Ras Ajdir towards a refugee camp set up by UNHCR near the town of Ben Gardane in Tunisia.

Tens of thousands of people have fled the unrest in Libya which started on 17 February 2011 as a popular uprising against the 41 year rule of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.