Autor / Author: Inmigrantes en Tránsito Marruecos

136* Manifiesto

Last august 29th 2005, two subsaharian immigrants who were attempting to cross the border between Melilla (Spain) and Morocco, appeared dead. According to testimonies by four colleagues of the deceased and by two persons of Moroccon nationality, the immingrans could have died once  they had crossed the border fence, that is, inside Spanish territory, and  after having been intercepted by the Guardia Civil (Border Police). These testimonies point as well that the immigrants were brutally hit by some of the Guardia Civil officers and, afterwards, once of them was already dead and the other agonizing, their bodies were thrown into Moroccon territory. Médicos Sin Fronteras (Doctors without Borders), which was able to see  one of the corpses, found in it traces of violence, in particular the mark  of a rubber bullet, such as those used by the Guardia Civil, in his chest. Up to now, the Guardia Civil has admitted the existence of one of the deaths and has left in the hands of the Moroccon Gendarmerie the course  of investigations. Taking into account that: …