Wednesday, May 26, 2010
49 People Flee Polisario's Camps
According to reports (MAP) just in, another forty-nine Saharawis escaped the notorious Tindouf camps (south-west of Algeria) to join their homeland, Morocco.
This new wave of returnees, which included youngsters, women and children, arrived in two groups of 30 and 19 people during the last two days.
In recent weeks, hundreds of people, most of them youngsters, managed to join Morocco by groups of 15-40 people. There has been no explanation given by the Moroccan government for the sudden upsurge in escapes from Tindouf.
The returnees said the camps' population, held against their will by the Algeria-backed separatist government of Polisario, opposes the Polisario's actions and policies, adding that Algeria's leaders use the population as tools to undermine Morocco's territorial integrity.
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