Sahrawi people

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Apr 28th, 2013
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In the regional dispute related to the topic of the Sahara, Morocco maintains the course set by the Security Council with the primary goal of achieving a mutually acceptable political solution, and all this through negotiation. In this respect, Morocco has not wavered in his efforts, acting in good f...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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Sahara Press Service (El Aaiun) Addis Ababa — President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Mr. Girma Wolde-Giorgis reiterated Wednesday his country’s position of support to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence, when Mr. Laman Baali presented his cr...
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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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Mar 1st, 2013
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Thomas O’Bryan The United Nations stands behind its proud record of promoting the universality and indivisibility of human rights, and for many decades the institution has played an incredibly value role in promoting peace and stability around the world. However, in the Western Sahara, the UN has cle...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Sidi M. Omar INTRODUCTION Western Sahara is the last African decolonisation case on the agenda of the United Nations. It has been on the UN list of the Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1963 when it was under Spanish colonial rule. The UN General Assembly has consistently recognised the inalienabl...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Malainin Lakhal The conflict in Western Sahara seems to gain more and more visibility and importance in the regional and international geopolitics this last decade, despite the great lack of media coverage and academic analysis of its different facts, aspects, possible consequences and perspectives. ...
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Nov 1st, 2012
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Peter Kenworthy ‘The people in the refugee camps are starving,’ Minister of Public Health in the government of the Western Saharan government in exile, the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Mohamed Lamin Dadi, told Danish NGO Africa Contact on Tuesday. Dadi was speaking in Copenhagen, where he ended...
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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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May 31st, 2012
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Malainin Lakhal The West often portrays itself as the champion of democracy, rule of law and human rights. Yet, when we look at Western Sahara, the hypocrisy and dishonesty in such portrayals are laid bare. The story of Western Sahara – the plight of its people and their struggle for freedom – is wil...
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Malainin Lakhal After bitter debate within the Security Council, and strong pressures from France to avoid any kind of progress in the resolution of the conflict in Western Sahara, the member states of this “non-democratic” international body adopted a new resolution completely void of any sense or r...