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Amazing drone footage over desert of Western Sahara drilling protest

 Footage recorded from the air by a drone shows incredible images of thousands of Saharawi refugees protesting against exploratory drilling by the San Leon oil company.

The Saharawi people staged their demonstration against seismic surveying by the Anglo-Irish energy company in the disputed territory, that was once Spain’s colony in North Africa before being annexed by Morocco.

“We completely reject the activities of those companies which are plundering our resources on a daily basis. As you can see, the people live in exile in brick-houses and tents. So we strongly, condemn the illegal exploitation of our resources,” said a young Saharawi woman taking part in the protest.

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http://www.thelocal.es/20151015/amazing-drone-footage-of-western-sahara-drilling-protest


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