The night of August 17th; 2012 El Aauin: We just got the news of the outbreak of clashes between the warriors of the intifada of independence and the Moroccan forces of occupation by Maatala district that spread out to Essmara street. The same source confirmed the outbre
ak of very violent clashes in Al Quds district and Lerak leaving wounded and detainees among the rioters. The crowd chanted slogans among which “There is no alternative to self determiantion” “Sahara is free and out to the occupier”, and they demanded the release of the Saharawi political prisonners, and raised the Saharawi national flags. The same source indicated that the occupier was forced to call for extra reinforcements from the cities nearby, and now the city of El Aauin witness a total seige and encirclement.