Western Sahara report back, House of Commons

7 March 2014 - 11:45am
Event

The first ever British parliamentary delegation to occupied Western Sahara reported back to a packed public meeting at the House of Commons on 25 February 2014. Here is video evidence from three members of the delegation, including War on Want's Executive Director John Hilary, plus also testimony presented to the meeting by leading Saharawi human rights defender Brahim Dahane. With thanks to Quintina Valero for the videos.

 

 

 

 

 

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