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The Western Sahara.

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Eamonn McDonagh, over at Z Word blog, has an interesting piece on the Western Sahara:

“Western Sahara is a former Spanish colony the bulk of which has been illegally occupied by Morocco since 1975. The Saharaui people have sought independence in a long struggle against the Moroccan authorities. In recent days there have been fresh outbreaks of violence by the Moroccan security forces against Saharauis in El Aaiún, the territory’s capital and this has led to protests by Saharaui exiles in Spain. Lluís Bassets is a senior journalist at El País and this is what he has to say about the situation today: “

Written by modernityblog

16/11/2010 at 03:56

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