Desperation at Europe's back gate

Sage, Adam
October 2005
New Statesman;10/10/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4761, p15
Reports on the increasingly desperate attempts of Africans to reach Melilla and Ceuta, Spain's other enclave in North Africa, over the last six weeks. Efforts to climb over three metre-high border fences in groups of several hundred at a time, using ladders made from pine branches held together with strings or rags of clothing; Reference to the fact that at least eight African immigrants have been killed.


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