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Western Sahara peace march in Trondheim
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Despite heavy snowfall, approximately two hundred people attended a torch march for the Students' Peace Prize 2009 laureate Elkouria Amidane, in Trondheim, Norway, 27 February 2009.
Published: 28.02 - 2009 14:14Printer version    
The march started at Trondheim Square, reaching Olav Concert Hall, where the Students' Peace Prize 2009 later the same evening was going to be given to Elkouria Amidane from Western Sahara.

As the march reached the concert hall, more and more people joined the waiting crowd to greet and cheer Amdane's arrival.

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