minister of inner partFernando Grande-Marlasca has announced that his department is leaving evaluate and try to find “an element of association” between the different interpretations of internal and ombudsman range rejection The validity of this institution has been questioned since 470 migrants return after jumping over Melilla’s wall.
This is how Marlasca spoke after receiving a response this week from the ombudsman to the latest clarification and graphic documentation provided by the command of the Civil Guard of Melilla on November 10. Tragedy of 24 June at the border autonomous city with Nador in which At least 23 people were killed.
a response, according to sources in the institution he directs Angel Gabilondo, who “reaffirms” what has been proposed In his first report of 14 October, in which he raised questions on the action of the security forces in the jump of the fence and assured that nor “legal guarantees” respected national and international” when 470 people were turned away at the border.
Marlasca speaks of “differences in the criteria of interpretation”.
In statements to reporters after attending a Civil Guard event this Friday, Marlasca said “difference in the criteria of interpretation” In judicial resolutions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the Spanish Constitutional Court, the limits of the Ministry of the Interior and the Ombudsman were argued over the denial.
“It is the difference of criteria that we will analyze, evaluate and we will try to find the union element between the two interpretations and they are in consonance with the spirit of the law and the judicial pronouncements cited”, he asserted.
gabilondo In his letter, he reiterates four recommendations and three legal reminders he has already raised with the interior, among them the need to guarantee the range “The right to physical and moral integritywithout subjecting anyone to inhuman, inhuman or degrading treatment” and stop any “offensive”, Arbitrary or discriminatory violence involving physical or moral violence by state security forces and corps”.
Even then, Minister interprets Ombudsman’s brief differently and acknowledges that “this second report does not compromise the assessment made by the Ministry of the Interior, and it will continue,” regarding the action of the Civil Guard in jumping over the Melilla fence on 24 June.
and is reiterated that the agents “with all legality, proportionality and necessity” and that the “tragic and violent incidents were dealt with” in an appropriate manner.
“A tragedy that should not have happened with 23 deaths, but no more tragic events of a significant nature in the national territory,” reiterated Marlasca, who advanced that he would respond to the ombudsman in the coming days “what we believe are ready”.
Last Wednesday he immediately appeared in Congress to defend the actions of the State Security Forces and the Corps when they jumped the fence in Melilla and insisted that none of the deceased migrants died on Spanish territory, an explanation that has not been given credibility by any party in Congress ( except PSOE), since they all accuse the minister of “lying”.