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Melilla

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Undocumented Spanish News

Last week, the Spanish site, Periodismohumano, broke the news of the fifty-four men and women deported from Madrid to the Democratic Republic of Congo. After three years of struggle, hunger strikes, and protests, forty-three men and women were transferred from the CETI (a temporary processing center for immigrants) in Melilla to the CIE (the immigrants’ detention center)...

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Fort Europe

11 km of 6m high parallel fences, that’s what separates the Spanish exclave Melilla from Morocco. The photographs are by Nick Hannes, who is working on a series about the Mediterranean region.