Matthew Cassel is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker based in the Mediterranean region. His six-part series for Field of Vision, “The Journey,” follows a Syrian father over the course of one year as he tries to seek asylum in the EU and reunite with his family.
Farmers at Gaza’s Edge Try to Make Ends Meet Between Economic Squeeze and Israeli Sniper Fire
Palestinians work their fields for a pittance — thanks to the economic woes caused by Israel’s blockade.
Refugees Seeking Asylum in Europe Are Instead Arrested and Beaten by Police in Lesbos
Asylum seekers stranded in the island’s Moria camp were beaten after holding a protest calling on Greek authorities to let them travel to the mainland.