Life in Spain’s ‘slum of shame’

Illegal immigrants, Roma and those down on their luck live in dire conditions outside Madrid.

The illegal settlement of La Canada Real, outside the Spanish capital, has become known as “the slum of shame”.

Thousands of people live there without running water or drains. Electricity is hijacked, and simple houses are built amid rubble

Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from the shantytown.

Source: Al Jazeera