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Moroccan police officers prevent Moroccan army veterans, who were... News PhotoArmy,Asking,Conflict,Family,Growth,Horizontal,Morocco,Pension,Police Force,Polisario,Prisoner,Protest,Rabat - Morocco,VeteranPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPMoroccan police officers prevent Moroccan army veterans, who were held prisoners by Polisario fighters, some of them for thirty years, and their relatives to access the Royal Palace as they demonstrate to ask for ''justice and dignity'' and a pension increase to the King on February 23, 2011 in Rabat. Morocco annexed Western Sahara in 1976 after a Spanish withdrawal, and Polisario fighters took up arms for an independent state. AFP PHOTO / ABDELHAK SENNA (Photo credit should read ABDELHAK SENNA/AFP/Getty Images)