See Moroccan forces storm the University of Marrakech
Check out this footage of Moroccan forces surrounding the University campus in Marrakech, and later throwing teargas into the campus. Sahrawis are injured, and flee the campus.
Published 31 May 2008


Moroccan police lining up outside the University of Marrakech campus:


Students suffering from teargas attack -number 1:


Tear gas bombs are raining in over the campus area


Students suffering from teargas attack. Rooms damaged. Students fleeing police, and leaving University of Marrakech:


More damaged rooms:


More damaged rooms, it is starting to look like a battle ground:


Students leaving campus:


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