The General Prosecutor's Office investigates the repatriation of the 800 Moroccan minors received in Ceuta

The General Prosecutor's Office has opened an investigation to know how 800 minors are repatriated from Ceuta, an initiative that has faced the government part

The General Prosecutor's Office investigates the repatriation of the 800 Moroccan minors received in Ceuta

The General Prosecutor's Office has opened an investigation to know how 800 minors are repatriated from Ceuta, an initiative that has faced the government partners - PSOE and united we can - and that has caused the flight of half a hundred boys of the pavilion in which they were staying.

Neither the General Prosecutor's Office of the State nor that of Ceuta knows the repatriation plan set between Spain and Morocco, as they have informed EFE judicial sources, who have said that the only official communication received on this initiative was very generic and at no time was encrypted The number of minors to repatriate nor when would they begin.

After crossing the border almost three months ago at the passivity of the Moroccan authorities, this Saturday has been returned to the second group of 15 minors, which will continue to be done in the coming days by order of the Ministry of the Interior.

Meanwhile, more than half a hundred minors has escaped from the Santa Amelia polideport at the fear of being repatriated to Morocco, and also several altercations in the facility have been recorded, which has forced the national police agents to Acting to try to restore order, have pointed out police sources.

The Ministry of Social Rights and Agenda 2030, which runs the leader of we can, has warned in a letter referred within that the returns of minors to Morocco could suppose "a breach of the rights of girls and children Foreigners in Spain ", what considers" very serious ".

The PSOE spokesman at the Assembly of Madrid and former Secretary of State of Migration, Hana Jalloul, for its part, has defended that the Government's migration strategy is "very brave and very progressive", and has ensured that the returns of minors to Morocco is done "with all conditions and guaranteed way."

The Secretary of State of Agenda 2030, Enrique Santiago, one of the charges of we can in the Government, has criticized the refund of minors "without family protection, made without intervention by the Prosecutor, against the criterion of the Ombudsman and without There is return protocol. "

In addition, the Advocacy General Council required "the immediate cessation of repatriations of minors without legal guarantees", since it doubts that they are "strictly fulfilling international agreements and the bilateral agreement itself" with the neighboring country, and that The highest interest of the child was preserved.

Against repatriation, several NGOs have also been manifested, the Ombudsman, who has called on the immediate cessation of this initiative, and the Spanish Association of Primary Care Pediatrics, which qualifies as "illegal" any collective return of children and adolescents .

The advocacy Council is opposed to these returns because it considers that they may not respect the rules and international agreements, as well as by two judgments of the Constitutional Court, in all of which it is required to ensure protection from the child and follow each case individually.

It stresses that the NGO Save the Cildren had valued most of these children welcomed in Ceuta and "had found that many came to Spain fleeing from situations of violence, labor exploitation, sexual or abuse."

The refund of unaccompanied minors is collected in a bilateral agreement with Morocco, but since its last revision in 2012 it had not been activated.

The second vice president of the Autonomous City of Ceuta, Carlos Rontomé, for his part, has assured that "children are being moved that are not vulnerable" and has emphasized that those who suffer from some kind of abuse or harassment "are not within this procedure".

Updated Date: 14 August 2021, 11:48

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