Author: Gonzalo Fanjul
Gonzalo Fanjul is Head of Research at porCausa Foundation, an organization that uses analysis and journalism to foster an informed public debate on poverty and inequality. He is also a research associate on the migration program of the Overseas Development Institute.

There was a problem and we fixed it.” For laconic President José María Aznar, these words were quite the political statement. The then Spanish president was speaking in July 1996, after 103 Sub-Saharan migrants who had reached Melilla, a Spanish enclave in North Africa, were drugged, handcuffed and taken to four African countries by military aircraft. (More…)