Human Rights in Western Sahara: documentary and talk
The event is organised by Adala UK with the Development Studies programme at Birkbeck College. Adala UK iaims to raise awareness of the conflict in Western Sahara.
There will be a screening of the documentary "El Problema", by Jordi Ferrer and Pablo Vidal (45min, subtitled in English), which has won several international prizes, including an Amnesty International Award at the 2010 Human Rights Film Festival in San Sebastian.
El Problema presents the history of the occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco and features testimonies by local human rights activists.(see http://www.elproblema.net/). The screening will be followed by a short presentation by Sidi Braica, a representative of the Polisario Front in the UK, and a Q and A.