Nach der spanischen Kollektivabschiebung von 116 Ceuta-Zaunkletterern nach Marokko wurden 20 von ihnen in Tetouan zu Haftstrafen verurteilt. Auf dem marokkanischen Internet-Portal Yabiladi heisst es:
Migrants tried in Tetouan : An unprecedented but unjust sentence according to NGOs
Sent back to Morocco in August, 20 migrants were sentenced to prison sentences in Tetouan for illegally entering Ceuta. […] Dozens of migrants, expelled by Ceuta in August, were sentenced in Morocco to prison terms for illegally and violently entering the Spanish enclave. 17 of them were handed over two-month long sentences and fined 500 dirhams after being tried by the court of first instance in Tetouan.
The decision was «unfair», according to the president of the Moroccan Association for the Integration of Immigrants (AMII) lawyer Ahmed Kalifa. However, the sentences «were low» as these migrants were prosecuted for charges that can lead to sentences that can reach three years in prison, reported Publico.
An unprecedented but unjust sentence
The Manos Solidarias Association, based in Tetouan, and the Moroccan Association for the Integration of Immigrants, who have mandated lawyers to assist the migrants, say they are relieved. This is the second time that a group of migrants, who have tried to enter the enclave, have lawyers to defend them in a Moroccan court, stressed Ahmed Kalifa. […] For lawyers, Spain is partly responsible for the current situation. They explain that the verdict was pronounced after Spain decided to expel these migrants, bringing back an agreement signed in 1992. […]