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Tensions high in Western Sahara despite new plan (The Washington Post)

LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara — Helmeted Moroccan riot police waded into the small crowds of women in brightly colored shawls who chanted slogans for independence on the streets of Laayoune, the capital of the disputed territories of the Western Sahara. Every time one group of the mostly women and children protesters was dispersed, another would appear farther down the street, attracting phalanxes of police. The confrontations continued long after dark and degenerated into stone-throwing contests.

 

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/tensions-high-in-western-sahara-despite-new-plan/2014/01/01/7df5b79e-72d4-11e3-bc6b-712d770c3715_story.html


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