Boy (10), in his family house in the city of Boujdour, Western Sahara.
This is Mustafa. He was kidnapped after a visit from USA in 1987. He was in prison for 3 years and 6 months. He never knew why and was tortured daily.
Burning heart in the Sahara desert.
A shy Saharawi boy is watching from afar.
One of the factory buildings at the dock in Boujdour.
Achif (13). He was arrested after a demonstration and taken out in to the desert where he was beaten and threatened with rape by the Moroccan police. They tried to force him to be one of their informants, but he refused. He was thrown out of school the day after, and has no possibility to finish his education.
This is the traditional dress the Saharawi women wares. This girl is carrying a black one in support of the Saharawi prisoners that were forced to sign the same confession and court-martialed in Morocco February 2013.
A part of the city Laayoune.
Restless woman in an activist house, Boujdour.
A sleeping activist. The Saharawi is often sleeping during the day, when there is people around and they feel safe.
Elder woman talking about the court-martial case in Morocco. She has family in the group that is on trial.
Ahmed (20). He has been arrested more times that he can remember. The last time it happened he was playing football and the police took him out in the desert and gave him electro shock and poured an unknown substance in his eyes so he went blind for two hours. The lashes on his eye has turned white.
The seafood industry on the dock in Boujdour gives a lot of job opportunities. Only a couple of Saharawi men get to work here.
The fish is exported to Agadir and then stamped to make it look like it does not come from the occupied territories.
This man was kidnapped after a peaceful demonstration. He was taken out in to the desert by the police, were he was beaten and hit by a knife. This is the wound he is showing.
A Saharawi listening to the stories of his friend’s kidnapping.
This man is a part of a activist group that works for the release of prisoners that is kidnapped and jailed without a trial.
One of the phosphate factory's in the Sahara desert, these are run by the Moroccan authority and none of the workers are Saharawi.
This is a Saharawi activist holding up his head scans from his last beating.
A fish stuck in the Sahara desert.
Habbidi (19), she is a part of the team that films the demonstrations to get footage of the police brutality out on the web. This picture is taken after a small demonstration were she was hit by a rock that the police threw at her.
Two women with a child in an activist house in Laayoune.
The Moroccan settlers have carved the old Berber sign on the wall around the Saharawi cemetery. The Saharawi are not Berber.
Sidi (31). He was attached by Moroccan civil police while he was eating breakfast not far from a demonstration in Boujdour. He was kicked and beaten with a radio, a year ago. He still has to wear a supporting bandage around his ribs and has big problems walking.