quinta-feira, 23 de julho de 2015
"The Walls That Hurt Us"
New coils of razor wire top the fence around Melilla, one of two Spanish territories on North Africa’s Mediterranean coast. Along with Ceuta, the enclaves share the European Union’s only land borders with Africa and are targets for would-be migrants desperate to reach Europe. Spain has long maintained high-tech fencing systems around the enclaves in an attempt to keep the migrants out, but they had removed barbed wire from the top of Melilla’s fence in 2007 after it inflicted serious injuries on those who dared to climb over.