Polisario Front

By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, commentarymagazine Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya’s south teeters toward chaos — and militant extremists,” “Egypt Takes Another Step Toward Autocracy—and Instability,” “Tunisia Sees Rising ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, Moroccan American Center for Policy (Washington, DC) column Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya’s south teeters toward chaos — and militant extremists,” “Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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Alice Wilson Silence descended on the room. Minutes before, some 50 people had been calling out and exchanging views in the final session of three days of participatory democratic meetings. These meetings had been held in conjunction with the parliamentary elections. The head of the polling station p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2012
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By Celeste Hicks Following his most recent visit to Laayoune in November, the UN envoy for Western Sahara Christopher Ross said that “the conflict over the final status of the territory” has gone on too long. Mr Ross is correct in saying the conflict has gone on too long – it’s now 21 years since [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2012
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By Celeste Hicks analysis Following his most recent visit to Laayoune in November, the UN envoy for Western Sahara Christopher Ross said that “the conflict over the final status of the territory” has gone on too long. Mr Ross is correct in saying the conflict has gone on too long – ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 12th, 2012
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This reflection is based on the final report of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations released on November 28.  A report that has greatly exasperated the Polisario and its biggest backer, Algeria, because the mandate of Christopher Ross, who did not drain as such, unfortuna...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 29th, 2012
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By: Said Temsamani October 30, 2012 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s Western Sahara envoy Christopher Ross, spurned by Morocco in May, began a visit to the kingdom early on Saturday, the Moroccan foreign ministry said. Details of the visit were not given, but it is part of “efforts to revive the pr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2012
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Timofei BELOV The New York Bar Association has issued a document recommending that a referendum be held in Western Sahara which follows the same lines as the South Sudan referendum on independence, making references to international law and claiming that such a right to independence is covered by its...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2012
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New York – South Africa on Tuesday accused UN Security Council powers of “conveniently” ignoring human rights abuses in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The council again rejected growing demands for the UN peacekeeping force in the Moroccan-controlled territory to have a p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2012
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By Peter Kenworthy, Master of Social Science, Africa Contact In many North African and Arab countries, the demands for democracy and economic redistribution of the so-called “Arab Spring”, have sounded the loudest from the region’s youth. The press has covered the protests in Egypt, Libya...