‘We would rather die than stay there’: the refugees crossing from Morocco to Spain

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The number of people travelling across the Strait of Gibraltar has risen sharply, and most who make the journey know the risks

On the hilltops of Tarifa, the Spanish city that faces Morocco across the Strait of Gibraltar and mainland Europe’s southernmost point, gusts of wind power the turbines dotting the landscape.

For the surfers who pack the city’s hotels, the wind is a welcome sign of challenging waves. But for the Spanish coastguard and NGOs, the gusts are a warning that the record numbers of migrants and refugees attempting to cross the 10-mile strait are in grave danger.

The moment you’re in the boat, you’re selling your life, but there’s no solution

Related: Spain lacks capacity to handle migration surge, says UN refugee agency

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