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RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan military court convicted 24 Western Saharan activists on Sunday for their roles in the killing of 11 soldiers at a protest camp in 2010, and gave nine of the defendants life sentences. The long delayed trial revolves around the sensitive issue of Morocco's annexation of the mineral rich Western Sahara region in 1975. In October 2010, thousands of Western...

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