A peaceful protest for Sahrawi freedom and independence is brutally intervened by Moroccan authorities. The footage begins with plainclothes officers rushing a man holding a flag of Sahrawi independence and grabbing it away from him. Plainclothes officers remain on the scene and try to remove the activist, who resists while sitting on the ground. At 1:50, two other undercover officers try, unsuccessfully, to block women from joining the protest. As the women chant and hold up peace signs, they resist various attemps by officers to use bodily force to stop their protest. At 3:17, a woman in brown and purple resists an officers attempt to drag her by the arm. A large group of men then approaches, forcing the women down a side street, where we can then see men kicking the women and surrounding them. The footage ends with the plainclothes officers pointing up towards the filmer.
21/11/2016https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9fPBlPK54MLaayounePolitical RightsFreedom of Expression & AssemblyLaayounePolice BrutalityPolice InterventionProtestNonviolent ResistanceRight to RecordWomenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4rrIOdOd4Mhttps://adalauk.org/2016/11/28/serious-human-rights-violations-committed-during-protests-in-occupied-western-sahara/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KSI6Bi2b2c