Western Sahara, Marrakech Morocco, Morocco discussed on Democracy Now
Or allow manure. So to monitor the human rights situation in the territory. Today. No country recognizes Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, one of the most inaccessible places in the world. And the international media has largely ignored the occupation in part because Morocco has routinely blocked journalists from entering Western Sahara. But in late two thousand sixteen democracy now successfully broke the news blockade, we were in Marrakech Morocco for the United Nations climate change conference with UN credentials and US passports. We decided to take a chance and attempt to do what? No foreign television crew has done in years report. From Africa's last colony. just landed in the capital of Western Sahara, Africa's last colony. Occupied by four. Ford in here. Right there. We'll see what happens. I'm speaking quietly on the plane.