Zanzibar Ferry Disaster

In 2011, an overloaded ferry sank in the Zanzibar channel, killing hundreds of people, including scores of children. These two men were likely rescued by a dive shop boat, as the government’s response to the accident was minimal. The man holding the photograph was at Jaws Corner in Zanzibar, the social center of the opposition, and he was furious that the authorities that should have stop the boat from sailing had likely been bribed.

 

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