December 19, 2013 Leave a comment
Two Danish journalists, Ane Nordentoft and Ingrid Pedersen, visited occupied Western Sahara in November. They travelled there as tourists as Morocco doesn’t allow journalists to visit the colony, and they were subsequently under constant surveillance by plain-clothes police during their stay.
“Many brave Saharawi’s chose to meet with us, be interviewed, tell about their daily lives, and about demonstrations and protests against the Moroccan occupation and plundering of their country,” the two journalists reported. “They are well aware that they risk persecution and imprisonment for having told their story about the situation in Western Sahara but they chose to do so nevertheless.” Read more of this post