The first barbed wire fencings were built around Ceuta and Melilla. Today, walls around European borders continue to increase: between Greece and Turkey, between Turkey and Bulgaria, in Hungary, in Poland, in Macedonia. The United Kingdom has started to build a wall on French territory, on the Calais harbour, to keep migrants from setting to sea illegally.
Migrants entering Spain through Ceuta and Melilla over the past 12 years.
Source: Spanish Ministry of the Interior