Disputed Corner of the Sahara

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    The narrow strip of desert in north-west Africa known as Western or Spanish Sahara is presently ruled as an overseas province of Spain. It is the last outpost of colonialism in the area, the only corner of the vast Desert that is not part of an independent state. Spain has recently indicated its willingness to transfer power to the people of Sahara. But that transfer of power has been complicated by the conflicting claims and interests of three neighboring countries: Morocco, Mauritania and Algeria.
    A man of Semara. 16/May/1975. UN Photo/Yutaka Nagata. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

    argia1919, aofpool2000, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Edward Morgan Photo 57 months ago | reply

      Hi, we've used this photo in a promotional video for the Spanish NGO Alas Solidarias

      www.youtube.com/watch?v=qADeK24PT04

      Many thanks

    2. louisa_catlover 56 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Human Faces: Fascinating Just the Way We Are, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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