Western Sahara: The Last Colony by Andrew McConnell

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Ama Zrog, 18. Pictured at home in El Aaiun refugee camp, Algeria: 'I am eighteen, I grew up here. I studied in Libya for one year and I hope to find somewhere to work but it's not easy. I am studying Henna. We make decorations on the hands and feet and learn different designs, it is only for women. It's beautiful, we leave it on for three hours and then remove it carefully. After the colour sticks to the skin, if you don't wash your hands much it can last for weeks. There are very experienced Henna painters here and all the women want to go to them.'..