Ceuta and Melilla

Refugees clamor at Spain’s African border

September 7, 2018

Ceuta and Melilla, a pair of tiny, autonomous Spanish cities that border Morocco, are the only physical land borders the European Union has with Africa. In the 1990s Spanish authorities built two six-meter fences topped with barbed wire to defend the borders from thousands of desperate migrants each year. According to the United Nations-affiliated International Organization for […]

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