Samuel Aranda/Panos Pictures

Algeciras, Cadiz, Spain

Martin Zamora (L), and his son Martin Zamora Jr, move the body of a drowned migrant as, according to Muslim custom, they prepare for the embalming process at their funeral home. Martin Zamora has become known, in his corner of southern Spain, as 'the gravedigger of migrants'. When a body washes up in Algeciras, a port across a bay from Gibraltar, it's often Zamora who drives out to collect the remains. He takes them to his mortuary, embalms them and then starts the long process of learning the identities of the dead and who might claim them. This can involve sending photos to fishermen and smugglers in Morocco who might be able to help in the search.

Part of story
Object Name
Copyright
Samuel Aranda/Panos Pictures
City
Algeciras, Cadiz
Country
Spain
Restrictions
Not for sale in Spain
Max size
High Resolution
5000 x 3748 pixels
42.33 x 31.73 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 12.49 inch (300 dpi)
3.6 MB size on disk
powered by infradox.com