Israel Fuguemann

Journalist & Photographer
   
Nador-Melilla, the tragedy that governments want to erase quickly
Location: Melilla, Spain & Nador, Morocco
Nationality: Mexican
Biography: Journalist and documentary photographer.  In the last years his work focused on social and environmental themes, especially documenting people and cultures in resistance, and the always more extensive reality of extractivism of raw materials... MORE
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Nador-Melilla, the tragedy that governments want to erase quickly
Copyright Israel Fuguemann 2022
Updated Jun 2022
Topics Africa, Border, Ethnic minorities, Europe, Human Rights, Immigrants, Immigration, Migration, Photography, Photojournalism, Racism, Refugees, Repression
Summary
To the north of the African continent on the border between Nador and Melilla, which divides Morocco and Spain, dozens of immigrants died on June 24, one of the worst tragedies recorded on these borders. Very few days have passed since these events but nothing seems to have happened or changed around here, little is said about the subject and on both sides of the border everything takes place in silence and under an atmosphere of suspicion and caution by those who want to know something further. of the official versions of the two governments.
After the human tide that on June 24 overflowed on the metal fence that separates Morocco and Spain, the governments of both countries have endeavored to minimize the events that occurred were 24 people officially lost their lives. The area through which more than a thousand migrants tried to enter the territory of the European Union was quickly repaired. The police of both countries have initiated a strong control to control the information and thus avoid leaks of unofficial information. On both sides of the border, it is very difficult to find migrants or people who want to talk, everyone is worried and afraid of the increased security measures by the security forces.
Tras la marea humana que que el pasado 24 de junio de desbordó sobre la valla metálica que separa Marruecos y España, los gobiernos de ambos países se han empeñado en minimizar los hechos ocurridos donde oficialmente 24 personas perdieron la vida. La zona por donde intentaron ingresar mas de mil migrantes a territorio de la unión Europea rápidamente fue reparada. La policía  de ambos países ha iniciado un fuerte control para controlar la información y así evitar fugas de información no oficial. De ambos lados de la frontera es muy difícil encontrar migrantes o personas que quieran hablar, todos  están preocupados y con temor al por el incremento de las medidas de seguridad por parte de las fuerzas de seguridad.
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