At least 23 Moroccan citizens died as Moroccan security forces tried to stop them crossing into Spain on Monday

UN Secretary General António Guterres has condemned this horrible act mentioning that he is shocked by the violence and use of excessive force used, which resulted in death.

Guterres said human rights must be prioritized no matter how difficult the situation is.

Between 1,500 and 2,000 Refugees had been camping in the Moroccan mountains with the hope to cross to Spain.

The Head of the AU commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, also expressed his shock and concern at the violent and degrading treatment of African migrants