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MEP: Reality of my three days in occupied Western Sahara

Oct 11, 2018Moreover, the INTA delegation did not travel outside the part occupied by Morocco. We did however learn that the Moroccan authorities are adamant about their intention to continue labelling products from Western Sahara as Moroccan, even though the ECJ ruling clearly states that Western Sahara and Morocco are two separate and distinct territories.

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In Western Sahara, Europe sides with occupier over occupied

Jun 11, 2019The fish are caught by Algerian trawlers in the Mediterranean Sea and transported over 1,000 kilometres to the edge of the Sahara desert, where around 170,000 Sahrawi refugees have lived since fleeing their homeland of Western Sahara. In 1975, the Kingdom of Morocco violently invaded and partly annexed the territory.

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Occupied Western Sahara: A rare look inside Africa's last

In an exclusive broadcast, US-based independent news outlet Democracy Now! broke the media blockade and visited the occupied Western Sahara in the northwest of Africa to document the decades-long Sahrawi struggle for freedom and occupying power Morocco's violent crackdown. Morocco has occupied the territory since 1975 in defiance of the United Nations and the international community.

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The EU, Morocco, and the Western Sahara: a chance for

Germany, for its part, has also vacillated. However, it has argued recently that the delay on the referendum must end, with some deputies from leftist parties in the German parliament calling for an immediate referendum. The Netherlands and Sweden are among the few EU member states to have recognised Western Sahara as an "occupied territory".

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Siemens makes illegal windmill deal in occupied Western

The German multinational, Siemens, has landed an order for the construction and maintenance of 22 windmills to be built in a wind farm in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara. The order is part of a larger deal with Moroccan company Nareva Holding. "The wind farm is expected to be commercially

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Why is Western Sahara considered disputed territory while

Dec 02, 2015One difference, as Quora User notes, is that while Morocco and SADR claim Western Sahara as their territory, and Israel and State of Palestine claim East Jerusalem as their territory, Israel does not claim the rest of the West Bank as its territory; only State of

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Western Sahara Endgame: Boycott the Crans Montana Forum in

Dec 30, 2014The occupied Western Sahara is on the UN's list of the non-self governing territories, and eligible to the implementation of the Resolution 1514 declaration on the granting of independence to colonized countries and peoples.

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The Ten Commandments of Morocco regime's propaganda over

Oct 28, 2018In 1975, Morocco invaded and occupied Western Sahara despite the firm condemnation of international community and the UN resolutions. Faced with such unanimous attitude and the awkward situation it suddenly found itself in, the monarchical regime launched the biggest propaganda campaign in the history of its rule to bolster its occupation, mislead and rally its

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Western Sahara Endgame: The Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla

The United States Citizens for Western Sahara, a New York City-based umbrella organization supporting Western Saharan self-determination, calls on the Crans Montana Forum to cancel its March 12-14, 2015, meetings in Dakhla, Western Sahara, and calls on all individuals, countries, and organizations invited to participate in the Forum to boycott this event.

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Vigil in occupied city of El Aaiun to demand release of

El Aaiun (occupied territories) April 09, 2011 (SPS) - Families of Saharawi political detainees organized Friday a vigil of solidarity outside what so-called the Moroccan Court of First Instance in occupied El Aaiun to demand the release of the Saharawi political prisoners, according to

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Western Sahara – Travel guide at Wikivoyage

Western Sahara is an area in North Africa bordering the Atlantic Ocean, between Mauritania and Morocco. Its governance is disputed between Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), but the majority of it is controlled by Morocco.

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Venezuela raises aid for occupied Western Sahara

SADR claims sovereignty over the entire territory of Western Sahara, most of which is occupied by Morocco. SADR administers about 20% of Western Sahara. On February 14, the Venezuelan environment ministry said 10 technicians from SADR will be trained in hydro-geology and drilling at Venezuela's National Hydraulics Laboratory.

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The Status of Western Sahara as Occupied Territory Under

Sep 22, 2015Saul, Ben, The Status of Western Sahara as Occupied Territory Under International Humanitarian Law and the Exploitation of Natural Resources (September 22, 2015). Global Change, Peace and Security, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 301-322, 2015; Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/81.

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Four Days in Occupied Western Sahara

Aug 31, 2018AMY GOODMAN: Western Sahara — the center of a 4-decades-long struggle for independence from Morocco, its neighbor to the north. Morocco has occupied the territory since 1975 in defiance of the United Nations and the international community. The story of Western Sahara is one of colonialism, plunder and resistance.

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Western Sahara occupied, Africa re

In introducing this second special issue on the occupied Western Sahara in Pambazuka News, Malainin Lakhal argues that it is 'a subject that should concern all Africans, and all actors who know that Africa can never rise up as a Union or as a future power unless it jointly struggles for its freedom from poverty, ignorance, re-colonisation, foreign exploitation, internal rivalry, and lack of communication between all

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Europe's profits in occupied Western Sahara

Since the 1970s, the Western Sahara region has been occupied by Morocco. Morocco thus violates the right to self-determination of the Sahrawi people. Since 2018, ECCHR has been investigating if Germany is complying with its international obligations concerning the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination.

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Voices from occupied Western Sahara

Dec 19, 2013Two Danish journalists, Ane Nordentoft and Ingrid Pedersen, visited occupied Western Sahara in November. They travelled there as tourists as Morocco doesn't allow journalists to visit the colony, and they were subsequently under constant surveillance by plain-clothes police during their stay. "Many brave Saharawi's chose to meet with us, be interviewed, tell about their daily

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Human rights in the occupied Western Sahara

Human rights in the occupied Western Sahara 2013-05-17 On 30 April, the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) – which has been tasked since 1991 with maintaining a ceasefire and monitoring Africa's longest territorial dispute between Morocco and the Sahrawi Polisario Front – was yet again renewed.

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Moroccan repression in occupied Western Sahara: Polisario

Several cities of occupied Western Sahara, notably Smara, Boujdour and Dakhal saw similar commemorative events." "As part of its systematic repression policy in Western Sahara, the Moroccan security forces attacked violently Sahrawi civilians with batons, teargas, water cannons, rubber bullets and

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Seismic divestment offshore occupied Western Sahara

Western Sahara | Morocco Economy - Development | Politics Seismic divestment offshore occupied Western Sahara. afrol News, 9 August - More companies have renounced the ethical aspects of their own participation in the search for oil resources offshore Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara. The Dutch seismic company now follows in the footsteps of Norway's TGS-Nopec, indirectly admitting its

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Siemens makes illegal windmill deal in occupied Western

The German multinational, Siemens, has landed an order for the construction and maintenance of 22 windmills to be built in a wind farm in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara. The order is part of a larger deal with Moroccan company Nareva Holding. "The wind farm is expected to be commercially

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Irish

As for Western Sahara, there is no clear international legal consensus on its occupation by Morocco, according to the bill. Last Wednesday, Ireland's Senate approved a bill prohibiting the purchase and import of products or services coming from occupied territories, including Israeli settlements.

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Report of the visit to Occupied Western Sahara, city of

Report of the visit to Occupied Western Sahara, city of Laayoune, Agadir and Rabat, from 27th of October to 7th of November 2014 From 4th to 7th November, I was in Rabat and tried to obtain visitation authorization to the 23 political prisoners detained in Sale and

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War and Insurgency in the Western Sahara

"southern provinces," as it calls Western Sahara. As a component of Moroccan national identity, the belief that Western Sahara is an integral part of Morocco enjoyed widespread domestic support, although the human and financial costs of the war against the Polisario also has had some negative impact on the regimes popularity.

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Silence! We are being killed in occupied Western Sahara

Jul 22, 2019The Moroccan para-military and security forces are involved since last Friday evening in a massive, violent and deadly repression against Saharawi civilians in the occupied city of El Aaiun, the occupied capital of Western Sahara.

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Four Days in Occupied Western Sahara—A Rare Look Inside

Jan 01, 2019In this special rebroadcast of an exclusive documentary, Democracy Now! breaks the media blockade and goes to occupied Western Sahara in the northwest of Africa to document the decades-long Sahrawi struggle for freedom and Morocco's violent crackdown.

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Visit Report: Occupied Western Sahara Morocco, cities of

Visit Report: Occupied Western Sahara Morocco, cities of Laayoune, Agadir and Rabat 27th October - 7th November 2014 page 3 2. Entering Western Sahara I arrived at Laayoune airport on October 27th at 17h40. I had taken the Royal Air

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Cebrapaz condemns Moroccan repression in occupied Western

Jul 23, 2019The Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the Peoples and Struggle for Peace (CEBRAPAZ) joins the various entities in solidarity with the Saharawi people in the most vehement condemnation of the brutal episodes of repression of demonstrations on July 20, in El Aaiun, the capital of Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco.

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Reflections on Western Sahara's struggle for self

Mar 01, 2017In these few lines, inspired by my thwarted attempt to go to the occupied territories of Western Sahara in November 2016 as well as my recent visit to the Saharawi Refugee Camps in Southern Algeria in December 2016, I would like to give a brief account of the Saharawi struggle for self-determination and also offer some reflections on my visit.

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Four Days in Occupied Western Sahara—A Rare Look Inside

Nov 29, 2018Western Sahara, where peaceful protesters, led by women, are beaten in the streets. Thousands have been tortured, imprisoned, killed and disappeared while resisting the Moroccan occupation. AMY GOODMAN: Today a Democracy Now! exclusive: "Four Days in Western Sahara: Africa's Last Colony."

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