“Should we go over and talk to them?”
17 January 2015, two members of Young Greens of Norway were deported from occupied Western Sahara by Moroccan police.
But it didn't stop there. Even when they arrived the tourist city of Agadir, they were under constant surveillance of Moroccan police. Moroccan police agents have followed the duo for a longer period of time.
In the video, Mr. Martin Ellingsen of Young Greens is seen followed by the police. Every tiime their car stopp, the police on scooter took a break. Oher groups expelled from Western Sahara are these days also experiencing being put under surveillance in Agadir.
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ruled in favour of the two Saharawi sisters Sultana and Luara Khaya.
The torture and detention of 10 Saharawi students by Moroccan authorities must be investigated and denounced. This is the demand in a complaint submitted today to the UN Special Procedures.
A 16 day-long campaign will shed light on violence committed against women in occupied Western Sahara.
One film festival in the world is different from all others. Read Asria Taleb's encounter with a festival audience in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria - including her connection with a complete stranger.