Spain’s Controversial History Of Building Border Walls In Africa

Melilla has a controversial backstory…

It’s often referred to as Europe’s dirty secret.

Melilla is a Spanish enclave located in North Africa. It’s infamous for strict border patrols, ruthless immigration officers, and an impenetrable fence to stop illegal migrants from entering.

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