Mar 17th, 2013
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...
Jan 11th, 2013
Nobody denies Morocco’s efforts over decades, and that is still unfolding, for the sake of reaching a final solution to the Sahara issue. One problem is a real drag on the entire area of North Africa and also obstruct the necessary dynamics of cooperation that must exisit between Maghreb countr...
May 31st, 2012
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...
Nov 16th, 2010
Morocco has defended its security forces following a raid at a protest camp in Western Sahara in which at least 12 people were killed. Interior Minister Taieb Cherkaoui said police intervention at the camp near the town of Laayoune had been peaceful. He said some Sahrawi protesters had killed members...