Melilla’s Border Stories

Melilla is a Spanish enclave on the north coast of Africa - one of Europe’s most southerly land borders with the continent. It is a town under intense pressure from migration as those seeking a different life within the European Union mass on its border with Morocco.

Linda Pressly meets the migrants who wait for months, camped on a Moroccan mountain, for an opportunity to scale the six metre high fence and enter Melilla. But the Spanish territory is also a regional trading hub. Linda also meets the 'mule’ women of Melilla - the women who transport heavy loads of merchandise across the border.

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Thu 31 Oct 2013 20:06 GMT

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