Migrants Share Experiences in Europe

“Why do they treat us immigrants like animals in Europe,” by Txema Santana for El Pais:

Sitting inside the immigrant holding center (CIE) in Barranco Seco on Gran Canaria, the African migrants held for five hours on the beach where they landed last week out of fear they might have been infected with Ebola now recount their experiences.

“It looked like they were scared of us,” says one of the 21 undocumented immigrants. “Why do they treat us like animals in Europe?”

After doctors ascertained they were not carrying Ebola – even though six of them were running a high fever – they were taken to the nearest police station in the back of a truck used to collect trash from Maspalomas beach…

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