David is a journalist and researcher, working on issues of organised crime, human trafficking and smuggling.

He currently works at the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science and DAWES center for Future Crime, doing a PhD on human smuggling networks and the enforcement of smart borders. He is the co-director of the journalism collective Brush&Bow and specialises in content editing for written, audio and video production.

Basic information

David L. Suber
Organised crime, human trafficking and smuggling
United Kingdom

Supported projects

Torture, Covid-19 and forced deterrence at EU borders

  • Healthcare
  • Human Rights
  • Migration

LIPA - On April 13 2020, the number of deaths due to the Coronavirus in Italy exceeded 20,000. That same afternoon, Saeed carefully packed his bag in the migrant camp of Lipa, Bosnia. Three portable charging batteries, a box of cigarettes, a sleeping bag, and a picture of his two children back in Pakistan.