Youth Movement for Change (YMC)

The Youth Movement for Change (YMC) is a splinter group from the Polisario Front that was established during February 2014. The group calls for the end of “Algerian dictatorship” as well as the right to movement and expression, an end to the diversion and fair distribution of humanitarian aid and an end to the violation of women’s rights. The YMC rejects the Polisario Front leadership as credible representatives of the Tindouf refugees. YMC members have stated that they are intending to engage in a “truth” campaign to expose alleged corruption within the Polisario leadership. The group demands the end of the Polisario Front’s leadership, including its 66-year-old leader Mohammad Abdelaziz who has been in control since 1976. The group is comprised of refugees from the Tindouf refugee camps in Algeria.Centre of OperationsThe YMC activities are currently at the Tindouf refugee camp in Algeria:

Youth Movement for Change (YMC) is an active group formed c. 2014.
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