Polisario

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...