On Monday October 12, 2020, activists came together to celebrate in El Aaiun streets the Day of National Unity.
impeded by Moroccan armed violence and repression , they met at one of their houses to mark together the 45th anniversary of this important day for the Saharawi people.
In honor of that, The demonstrators prepared placards bearing the claims they wished to underline and among these a protest against the illegal plunder of their country’s natural resources.
The Saharawi activist Hamad Hamad, one of the participants at this event – which has become a meeting – provided further information regarding to the law relating to the Saharawi natural resources, European Community Law and International Law. He stressed that without the full consultation and the consent of the Saharwi people. The European and Foreign companies are completely illegal in occupied Western Sahara and have to leave.
For the physical safety of everyone, it has become increasingly frequent in occupied Western Sahara that the Sahrawis claiming their identity in private places, for lack of being able to express themselves freely in the streets.
El Aaiun Occupied territories
October 10th 2020.