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The Green March

In November 1975, a huge crowd of Moroccans marched into a Spanish colony in the African desert.

In November 1975, a huge crowd of Moroccans marched into the desert colony of Spanish Sahara to claim it from Madrid. About 350,000 people took part in the Green March, which is now considered one of the key events in the history of Morocco and the wider region. Seddik Maâninou covered the Green March for Moroccan TV.

(Photo: The Green March. Credit: Getty Images)

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Wed 4 Nov 2015 08:50GMT

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