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46 years on… Remembering The Famous Green March

The Green March and the Salt March are national epics characterised by a fierce patriotism of the two countries that lie in two different continents: Morocco and India The Sunday Express Correspondent Exactly 46-years ago, King Hassan II of Morocco rallied his country’s citizens, urging them to embark on a long, peaceful march to the south, to liberate the Sahara from Spanish occupation. It is that historic speech – on November 6, 1975 – which heralded the famed Green March, a hitherto unprecedented event in the history of both the 20th century and the African continent.

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