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In 1975 many Sahrawi fled the Moroccan colonisation of Western Sahara to live in Algerian refugee camps, where they remain today. Here, a young Palestinian woman teaches a class of female Sahrawi refugees how to film.
Forty years after being promised freedom by departing Spanish rulers, the Western Sahara remains Africa's last colony, and the Sahrawi people have lived under the oppressive occupation of Morocco since 1975. With a UN ceasefire halting all armed opposition in 1991 the Sahrawi have adopted a non-violent approach to resistance; defying their occupiers through art and music in the hope that a cultur…