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Guerrilla Warfare in Desert Tunnels: The Sahara’s Forgotten War (Part 2)

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In Part 2, VICE News heads to the Polisario-controlled liberated territories, an all but uninhabitable no man’s land littered with land mines from the 16-year war. On the way, we pass a Sahrawi protest near the Moroccan Wall — also known as the berm or the wall of shame — that separates the Polisario-controlled Free Zone from the Moroccan-occupied territories.

Once we reach the heart of the liberated territories, Polisario Commander Ahmed Salem shows off one of the many pieces of art he has created and placed in the desert. Then he has his soldiers demonstrate their desert guerrilla tactics.

Escaping Moroccan Occupation: The Sahara’s Forgotten War (Part 1): http://bit.ly/1oEYc8U

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