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Lobbying 2016: Sahara activists running out of patience with Washington

Indigenous Sahrawi people react during the funeral of Western Sahara's Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz in Tindouf, Algeria June 3, 2016. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina - RTX2FLA4

For 25 years, Western Sahara activists have been patiently — and peacefully — waiting for the United Nations and the West to help secure their dreams of independence.

That may be about to change.

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