War and peace in Western Sahara (Issue 297)
December 1997, Issue 297
The last colony in Africa - its people have been denied their right to self-determination. The land is occupied by Morocco, whose king still holds absolute power and suppresses all opposition. New Internationalist travels across the desert wastes to meet the liberation army and the Saharawis who have been living in refugee camps in Algeria for more than two decades.
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Included in this issue
Editor Chris Brazier's Journey Into Polosario Territory, Including His Trip Through A Cleared Minefield, A Visit To An Underground Hospital, And To A Guerrilla Army Base.
Article That Provides A Brief History Of The Colonisation And Occupation Of The Western Sahara By Spain And Then Morocco.
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