More than 60 migrants have faced court over the events of June 24, 2022 | Source: Facebook page of the Association Marocaine des Droits Humains (Moroccan Human Rights Association)
From file: The French and British police work together to try to stop migrants crossing the Channel | Photo: Pascal Rossignol / Reuters
From file: Riot police officers cordon off the area after migrants arrive on Spanish soil and crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, Spain, Friday, June 24, 2022 | Photo: AP Photo/Javier Bernardo
From file: Journalists flocked to Barcelona's El Prat airport to report on the emergency landing that took place on December 7, 2022 | Photo: REUTERS/Nacho Doce
From file: Moroccan police clash with sub-Saharan migrants in Casablanca, November 24, 2017 | Photo: FADEL SENNA / AFP
From file: Migrants who crossed the fence from Morocco to Melilla on March 2, 2022 | Photo: Europa Press/abaca/picture-alliance
Most seasonal workers in Spain come from Morocco and are regular migrants - but there are illegal schemes for people without papers | Photo: Prelsi/Interfresa
The number of migrants trying to reach the Canary Islands has increased dramatically in recent years | Photo: Picture-alliancedpa/Mission Lifeline
From file: Migrants arrive on Spanish soil in Melilla on June 24, 2002 | Photo: Javier Bernardo/dpa/picture-alliance
From file: More migrants arrive in Lampedusa, this time in November 2020 | Photo : ANSA
Emergency crew were ready at the airport to react to any development - but did likely not expect a mass exodus from the aircraft | Photo: Gian Marco Benedetto/AA/picture-alliance
Authorities are slow to document migrant deaths, the UN says - though some governments like Spain (seen here) keep books | Photo: AP/picture-alliance