Western Sahara

By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2013
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On April 15 heads of Moroccans political parties held a meeting to discuss the groundbreaking draft resolution for human rights in Western Sahara.  The meeting was devoted to the latest developments regarding the National Question in the United Nations, and especially initiatives aimed at distorting ...
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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 ...
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In Algeria
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...
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In Djibouti
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...
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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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. ...
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...