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Spain’s government is urging regional authorities to accept hundreds of unaccompanied children and teenagers, who swam or climbed into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta from Morocco.
Around two-thirds of the migrants have now been sent back, but the children have been left in limbo, and are being kept in crowded detention centres.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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It was part of the province of Cádiz until 14 March 1995. On that date, Statutes of Autonomy were passed for both Ceuta and Melilla.
Ceuta, like Melilla and the Canary Islands, was classified as a free port before Spain joined the European Union. Its population consists of Christians, Muslims, and small minorities of Sephardic Jews and ethnic Sindhis from modern-day Pakistan.
Spanish is the official language. Darija Arabic is also spoken by 40–50% of the population.