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The war against the Sahara’s sands at the center of the European parliament

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Importing sand from Western Sahara has been at the center of the European parliament. An MP from Izquierda Unida, (United Left) a political coalition that was organized in 1986, and which is very involved with the Front, raised questions on the same theme addressed to the European Commission.

The coalition considers the import of tons of sand from Western Sahara «a serious violation of the European and international laws» and of the CJEU's verdict pronounced on the 21st of December 2016.

Sit-in protests against the arrival of ships carrying sands of the province have also taken place in Spain.

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