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Western Saharans protest EU-Morocco fishing accord (The Washington Post)

LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara — Police clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators in a city of Western Sahara on Tuesday during a protest against a new fishing accord that gives EU boats access to rich coastal waters.

At first, only a few dozen people were able to gather at a time, chant anti-accord slogans and display banners before riot police chased them away in Laayoune city, knocking many people down.

This article is available in full on: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/western-saharans-protest-eu-morocco-fishing-accord/2013/12/10/93e36bb8-61dc-11e3-a7b4-4a75ebc432ab_story.html


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