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Young asylum seeker dies trying to reach Spanish Peninsula

By Cristina Rojo

SPAIN. A young migrant from Ivory Coast died on monday after falling from the lorry where he was hiding in order to reach the spanish Peninsula. 20-year-old Abdoulaye Kone was one of the docens of asylum seekers that currently live in the northafrican city of Ceuta (Spain), waiting for the authorities to allow them entering the spanish mainland territory.

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Background: The new Spanish Law for Asylum – walking a tightrope

Asylum seekers holding the "yellow card" @Reduan Dris

By Cristina Rojo

SPAIN. Around a hundred migrants in Ceuta and Melilla, whose asylum request has been admitted to procedure by the Home Office, are now waiting for the courts of justice to decide on their right to move freely within Spain – a right their asylum seekers condition was supposed to recognize.

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