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In Senegal, thousands of children attend Daraa, Quranic schools that teach strict Islamic values. Reports of widespread mistreatment and abuse have seen them branded by rights groups as a form of modern day slavery.
In Senegal, cotton fields stretch as far as the eye can see. Yet this natural wealth is increasingly overlooked in favour of used foreign imports as the country experiences a boom in second-hand trading from Europe.
When a retired English handyman bought a rusty old cargo boat, it was dismissed as harmless eccentricity. But then the boat was seized in Africa with 80 illegal migrants aboard.
40% of Senegalese children attend Koranic schools. They leave with little else than a knowledge of the Koran and a sense of brutality. In a shocking scene a group of Koranic school boys are casually beaten by their teacher.
Dwindling fish stocks are bringing locals and EU supertrawlers into head-on battles in the rich waters of Senegal
The Senegalese island of Goree is, by all accounts, paradise. The UNESCO World Heritage Site with a dark history of slaving has recently been blighted by a new problem: it has become a haven for paedophilia.