Moroccans who landed in the Algarve destroyed equipment at the reception centre

in News · 17-08-2020 17:21:00 · 12 Comments

Eleven Moroccan citizens from the group that landed off the Algarve in June destroyed equipment at the temporary installation centre at Porto airport, in reaction to the court decision to keep them for another month in Portugal.

According to the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF), by judicial decision, it was determined that the Moroccan nationals who landed off Vale do Lobo Beach, in the Algarve, would stay in the Temporary Installation Centres for another 30 days.

This decision by the Loulé Court was taken “pending authorisation from the Moroccan authorities to carry out their removal, taking into account the constraints in force in the context of combating the covid-19 pandemic”, explains the SEF.

The Foreigners and Borders Service told Lusa that the 11 citizens of the group who are in the Temporary Installation Centre at Francisco Sá Carneiro airport, in Porto, reacted "violently" to the court decision.

"It is recalled that three citizens of this group had already escaped from that space on the 3rd of July, having been located on the same day and resettled there," added the SEF, stressing that "the situation is being monitored, together with the Public Security Police”.

The vessel, with a total of 22 migrants from North Africa, was intercepted by the Maritime Police on 15 June, when the crew were preparing to disembark at Vale do Lobo Beach, in the Algarve.

At the time, the 22 occupants of the vessel told the Portuguese authorities that they were Moroccan and explained that they had left the city of El-Jadida, in Morocco.


Do as other countries such as Spain, France, Italy, Greece, etc., do! First don't allow them to land or if they do send them immediately back to wherever country they came from! Problem solved!

By Tony Fernandes from Other on 19-08-2020 03:53

It’s a complete lack of respect for their host country and its people! Since when people from Morocco are refugees? ?? They are not even at war!

By Anna from Madeira on 19-08-2020 12:46

Why are you Brits so concerned about immigrants?! You are immigrants here in Portugal not expats, and I am wondering how many of you will become illegals after December 31st 2020.

By Paul Docherty from Algarve on 18-08-2020 11:35

Hilarious reading immigrants complaining about other immigrants. British huh, always think they're better than everyone else, and that people want them ahead of others....

By Roman Barnes from Alentejo on 18-08-2020 10:26

This is nothing if you compare with Sweden. You would see what these so-called refugees are doing in Sweden. There are bombs, knife cuts, rapes, they even rape 90 year old ladies and 1 year old children and everything in between, they are disgusting, it is gang rapes, robberies, beatings, shootings. That's awful. Out with these disgusting fake dirty people. They should go where they came from and nowhere else.

By Lisa from Other on 18-08-2020 07:14

This is unbelievable. If stern steps are not taken this problem will intensify and multiply. Unfortunately Europe is cracking under the "pressure of humanitarism" and should adopt a strict policy of returning all illegal migrants. I have been waiting for SEF to approve our GV application for 18 months now. Why should these folk get in illegally?

By Ron from Other on 18-08-2020 11:47

I am seriously rethinking my move to Portugal. I wanted to get away from the mayhem these guys caused in my home country...

By Martin from Other on 18-08-2020 10:42

Send them back.

By George from Other on 18-08-2020 09:31

Les portugais vont apprendre à connaitre les marocains....demandez aux belges ce qu'ils en pensent.....

By Miguel Schuermans from Algarve on 18-08-2020 09:07

Can I just rock up to Portugal and get somewhere to live. Been trying to save for a deposit for years..

By David Cherry from UK on 18-08-2020 07:59

due to Easy Jet cancelling all flight from Newcastle upon Tyne I had to cancel my accommodation in Alvor (Hospedaria Buganvilla) ask them for a refund and they say no is there any way I can get the money back. I think under the current circumstances and future bookings they should rethink there policy. There will be a lot of people in the same place as us

By Elizabeth Keen from UK on 18-08-2020 07:22

Just trying to figure out who pays for damages caused by uninvited guests to Portuguese public property,and who feeds these guests, wow so much for abuse,when is Europe going to wake up and see that is what its all about ,reverse colonialism and the destruction of Europe and steeling and destroying what's legally ours and our children's, daily we heat of Europeans slaughtered in Africa and the cries of Africans ,Africa for Africans only,so Europe for Europeans only ,stop dreaming ,being politically correct will not change human nature ,u might warp it slightly but changing people inborn traits is no possible. Its like having a frog with scorpian manners and vice versa. If anyone believes that's possible ,they not from this planet and ate not here either. Read any book on any religion and see human nature hasn't changed in thousands of years, we just pretend better and dress funny ,but inside we just the same old humans with difference's.

By Joao Carlos Bastos from Other on 17-08-2020 08:52
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