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Scenes of Western Sahara

Jailed Activists

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Jailed Activists

Ali Salem Babait holds a portrait of fellow human rights activist Lmjiyed Sidahmed, who is in jail. The activists say 23 people are still imprisoned after the protest camp outside Laayoune was dismantled in November 2010.

See the full story: Regional Instability Threatens Already Tense Western Sahara