The Guardian, 28 August 2015; Mariem Hassan obituary

Robin Denselow, The Guardian, 28/08/2015
Mariem Hassan,the singer whose protest songs on behalf of her Sahrawi people in north Africa brought her international recognition has died of bone cancer aged 57, in a desert refugee camp for the Sahrawi people in south-west Algeria. She used her powerful voice to publicise the plight of those who were forced to flee from their homeland when Morocco took control of Western Sahara in 1975.

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