Rights court clears Spain over Melilla migrant pushbacks

By |februar 14th, 2020|Ceuta, European Court of Human Rights, Melilla, Morocco, News, pushbacks, refugee crisis, Spain|

Spain committed no violation when it expelled migrants trying to force their way onto EU territory by scaling fences in a North African enclave, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday (13 Fenruary). The ruling, which reverses an earlier...

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Morocco border clampdown thwarts Europe-bound migrants

By |februar 7th, 2020|Ceuta, migrants, Morocco, News, Spain|

Mustapha left his home in Guinea two years ago to make the arduous journey to Morocco, hoping to cross the fence separating the kingdom from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.

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Spain returns migrants to Morocco after storming of Melilla enclave

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|Ceuta, Melilla, Morocco, News, refugee crisis, Spain|

Spain sent 55 migrants back to Morocco on Monday (22 October), a day after they forced their way into the Spanish territory of Melilla during an assault on the border in which two migrants died and 19 were injured.

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Morocco plays cat and mouse with Africans headed to Europe

By |september 19th, 2018|Ceuta, disembarkation platforms, Frontex, Italy, Melilla, Morocco, News, NGOs, Pedro Sanchez, refugee crisis, Spain, Sub-Saharan Africa|

African emigrants are defying a campaign by Morocco to keep them away from land and sea crossings to Spain, which has become the main entry point to Europe for migrants and refugees following crackdowns elsewhere.

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Migrants who stormed Morocco-Spain border sent back

By |avgust 24th, 2018|Ceuta, Melilla, News, refugee crisis, Spain|

Spain on Thursday (23 August) sent back to Morocco 116 migrants who had forced their way into the Spanish territory of Ceuta, in a mass expulsion condemned by human rights activists.

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Over 600 migrants force entry into North African Spanish enclave

By |julij 27th, 2018|Ceuta, Melilla, Morocco, News, refugee crisis, Spain|

More than 600 African migrants forced their way through the heavily fortified border fence separating the Spanish North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco on Thursday, using circular saws, shears and mallets to cut through the wire.

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Spain sounds alarm over fighter influx from Sahel

By |februar 9th, 2018|Alfonso Dastis, Asylum, Ceuta, Daesh, Islamic State, Libya, Melilla, Morocco, News, refugee crisis, Sahel, Spain, terrorism|

Spain is worried about security on its southern border due to the possible influx of Islamist fighters to West Africa's Sahel region, Spain's foreign minister told AFP in an interview yesterday (8 February).

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