Waiting for death

For more than 3 weeks aminatu haidar, who is "ghandi of the western sahara", on hunger strike at the airport of lanzarote

It is a small cab exchange that the 42-year-old activist for human rights in the sahara, exchanged for her place in the departure lounge. The windows taped shut, on a mattress on the floor, in the immediate vicinity of the bus station of the airport of arrecife. Aminatu haidar has been in the country since the 15th century. She was on hunger strike in november after being refused entry to morocco, having her passport confiscated and deported back to lanzarote.

Waiting for death

Aminatu haidar still in her camp in the departure hall of the airport in lanzarote. Picture: a. Hackensberger

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