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A uniformed police officer in El-Ayoun attacks a (Credit: Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo)

A uniformed police officer in El-Ayoun attacks a nonviolent protester in Morocco. (Aug. 25, 2012)

Kerry Kennedy and daughter in Western Sahara

EDITOR'S NOTE: Kerry Kennedy and her daughter Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo supplied images and captions as they traveled with a delegation of human rights activists organized by the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation to look into human rights abuses in the Western Sahara, where there is conflict between the Sahrawi people and the government of Morocco. They arrived Sunday and will be in the Sahara for a week. Kerry Kennedy is the president of the foundation.

Members of the secret police reach into a
(Credit: Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo)

Members of the secret police reach into a car in El-Ayoun, Morocco, obstructing the photographer, Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo, daughter of Kerry Kennedy while another officer in El-Ayoun attacks a nonviolent protester in Morocco. (Aug. 25, 2012)

A uniformed police officer in El-Ayoun attacks a
(Credit: Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo)

A uniformed police officer in El-Ayoun attacks a nonviolent protester in Morocco. (Aug. 25, 2012)

Secret police in El-Ayoun, Morocco, block Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo
(Credit: Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo)

Secret police in El-Ayoun, Morocco, block Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo from photographing the beating of a nonviolent protester. (Aug. 25, 2012)

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Secret police in El-Ayoun try to hide from
(Credit: Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo)

Secret police in El-Ayoun try to hide from being photographed following the assault of Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo and the beating of a nonviolent protester. (Aug. 25, 2012)

Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo attends the Speak Truth To Power
(Credit: Getty Images)

Mariah Kennedy-Cuomo attends the Speak Truth To Power Memorial Benefit Gala at Pier 60 in Manhattan. (Oct. 6, 2006)

Kerry Kennedy attends the Robert F. Kennedy Center
(Credit: Getty Images)

Kerry Kennedy attends the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2011 Ripple of Hope Awards dinner at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. (Dec. 5, 2011)

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