Reconstructing the Melilla Massacre
EL PAÍS and Lighthouse Reports were selected for the 2023 Shortlist with Reconstructing the Melilla Massacre.
Reconstructing the Melilla Massacre is a joint investigation by EL PAÍS and Lighthouse Reports. Find more information about the team members and journalists who directly contributed to the investigation below.
Klaas van Dijken
Klaas Van Dijken is a Director at lighthouse Reports and the Investigative lead for this project.
Maud Jullien is an investigations editor at Lighthouse Reports, she co-led the investigation and produced the film.
Beatriz Ramalho da Silva
Beatriz Ramalho Da Silva is an Investigative Reporter at Lighthouse Reports, she carried out interviews with survivors and reporting on the ground in Melilla and Nador.
Jack Sapoch is a visual investigator at Lighthouse Reports, he reconstructed a visual timeline of the events, created the 3D animated model of Barrio Chino border post and all of the animations.
Bashar Deeb is a visual investigator at Lighthouse Reports, he helped find key footage and reconstructed a visual timeline of the events.
José Bautista is a Reporter at Der Spiegel and also works for Por Causa and the New York Times, he carried out interviews with Spanish officials and helped obtain key footage.
María Martín is a Reporter covering migration at El País and carried out interviews with survivors and Spanish government officials.
Steffen Lüdke is a Reporter at Der Spiegel and carried out interviews with experts and European authorities.
Aziz Alnour is an independent journalist from Sudan. He carried out interviews with Sudanese survivors.
Salaheddine Lemaizi is the director of Enass and carried out video interviews with survivors and Moroccan authorities.
Arthur Weil-Rabaud is a visual investigator at Le Monde and he analyzed the deployment patterns and use of teargas by Spanish and Moroccan forces.
Alison Killing is an architect and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, founder of Killing Architects, she helped reconstruct a visual timeline of the events.