|Subtitle||Journey of an Asylum Seeker|
|Non Fiction Genre||Biography|
This remarkable life-story of a man, who sought asylum when his life was threatened and went on to become a leading educator at Bristol University, provides thought provoking insights into the issues of immigration, the conflicting forces facing asylum seekers, and the challenges for the country where they gain sanctuary
The author’s career spanned 40 years as a print and broadcast journalist, first as a newspaper reporter in South Wales, and later producing regional news and current affairs programmes for ITV in the West of England. His biography of Dr Mebrahtu was only undertaken after he had retired.
Dr Mebrahtu’s reflections on the issues of immigration both for the immigrants and the host community, based on his own experience, are thought provoking. Henleaze & Westbury Voice