Month: June 2020

sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 27/Jun/2020
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The Continued Irresolution of the Conflict of Western Sahara: The Right to Self-determination vs. Realpolitik

By: Dr Sidi M. Omar * The UN marks the 75th anniversary of its creation on 26th June, the date on which the UN Charter was signed by the representatives of 50 countries in San Francisco, the United States of America. Since its inception, the UN has had a rather…

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sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 25/Jun/2020
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African Union’s position and possible pressure papers to impose referendum in Western Sahara

Sumoud-25 June 2020 -An analytical paper prepared by the Studies Department of Sumoud site highlighted that Morocco's attempt to maintain the status quo in Western Sahara and obstruct the activation of the troika and reject the decisions of the African Union, will strengthen the Union's position, and push it to…

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sumoudsh - 6 months ago at 02/Jun/2020
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Will Russia succeed in curbing French intervention in Western Sahara issue?

Sumoudsh-2 June 2020 -  An analytical paper prepared by the Studies Department at Sumoud site affirmed that the new Russian position on the Western Sahara issue represented a strong blow to France, which for decades has been controlling the course of the Western Sahara issue.For the first time, France is…

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sumoudsh - 6 months ago at 01/Jun/2020
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Response to allegations of diversion of humanitarian aid to refugee camps in Algeria.

Response to allegations of diversion of humanitarian aid to refugee camps in Algeria Amar Belani In her op-ed (The Brussels Times, 6 July), MEP Dominique Bilde targets Algeria in its capacity as host country of Sahrawi refugees from Western Sahara. Her article followed Algeria’s 58th independence anniversary on 5 July…

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sumoudsh - 6 months ago at 01/Jun/2020
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Western Sahara, clear-cut conflict of decolonization in Africa

Western Sahara, clear-cut conflict of decolonization in Africa By Hana Saada ALGERIA - Large delegations are taking part in the 15th Congress of Western Sahara’s Polisario Front, being held from 19 to 23 December in the liberated territories, Tfariti.  Different issues are on the agenda of the conference comprising: speeches,…

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sumoudsh - 6 months ago at 01/Jun/2020
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Western Sahara: SADR Threatens to Adopt Anti-Apartheid Strategy to End Moroccan Occupation

Western Sahara: SADR Threatens to Adopt Anti-Apartheid Strategy to End Moroccan Occupation Onyebuchi Ezigbo The struggle for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara has taken a new dimension as the proponents of self-rule said that they would henceforth adopt the method used in ending the inglorious apartheid regime…

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sumoudsh - 6 months ago at 01/Jun/2020
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Africa’s Last Colony

Africa’s Last Colony By David Keene Morocco continues to stonewall on the human disaster it has created in Western Sahara, and John Bolton is not the only U.S. official unwilling to ignore the problem any longer. On the evening of July 19, Sabah Njourni joined a celebration of Algeria’s winning…

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sumoudsh - 6 months ago at 01/Jun/2020
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To drain the foreign policy swamp, Trump should start in the Sahara desert

Suzanne Scholte | President, Defense Forum Foundation; Seoul Peace Prize Laureate A tremendous opportunity exists for President Donald Trump to resolve a long-simmering foreign policy conflict over Africa’s only remaining colony, Western Sahara, as it is a stark illustration of exactly the themes on which he campaigned. When Trump ran…

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