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sumoudsh - 1 week ago at 08/Jan/2021
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2021 marks another year in the long lasting Sahrawi Refugee Crisis, one of the most protracted humanitarian crises globally

January 2021 The end of the year saw new displacement due to incidents in breach of the 1991 ceasefire agreement, raising renewed concerns regarding the prospects for a solution to the crisis. A long-term solution to end the 45-year-old Western Sahara conflict must be found. The Sahrawi refugee crisis is…

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sumoudsh - 1 week ago at 07/Jan/2021
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Reverse Trump’s Western Sahara Giveaway

The Sahrawi people should not be treated as objects for barter. December 31, 2020 Doug Bandow Is Mike Pompeo the worst secretary of state in U.S. history? It’s possible, though he has lots of competition. Unfortunately, he appears to be determined to continue his malign activities until his very last…

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sumoudsh - 2 weeks ago at 01/Jan/2021
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New U.S. Policy, Same Human Rights Expectations: Companies Sourcing from the Western Sahara Are Still Obligated to Respect International Law

On December 10, 2020, President Trump formally announced that the Government of Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco will normalize their bilateral relationship, marking the fourth Arab country that recognizes Israel as a result of the Abraham Accords. Over the coming months, the new agreement will allow the two countries…

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sumoudsh - 3 weeks ago at 30/Dec/2020
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War Resumes in Occupied Western Sahara: An Interview With Polisario’s Representative Kamal Fadel

30/12/2020 BY PAUL GREGOIRE Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) president and Polisario Front leader Brahim Ghali ended the 1991 ceasefire agreement between his Sahrawi independence forces and the Moroccan army, which has occupied most of Western Sahara since 1975. Ghali brought the 29-year-long truce to an end on 13 November,…

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sumoudsh - 4 weeks ago at 23/Dec/2020
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Ardern urged to play a positive role in the decolonisation of Western Sahara

Wednesday, 23 December As New Zealanders prepare for Christmas and enjoy food grown using fertilisers from Western Sahara, we hope they spare a thought for the Sahara people who continue to face serious challenges in occupied areas and refugee camps. On December 10, President Trump announced that the United States…

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sumoudsh - 4 weeks ago at 22/Dec/2020
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Abraham Accord stabs Western Sahara and International Law in the back

Western Sahara and the Trump Administration: The Abraham Accord is a Stabbing in the Back of the Self -Determination Right and the International Legality! By: Mohamed Brahim, Western Sahara Activist. American president Donald Trump announced on Twitter last Thursday (December 10th) that he had signed a proclamation recognizing the sovereignty…

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sumoudsh - 4 weeks ago at 18/Dec/2020
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Western Sahara: Morocco Cracks Down on Activists

US Recognition of Moroccan Sovereignty Doesn’t Change Territory’s Status (New York) – Morocco has cracked down on pro-independence activists in Western Sahara after an incident at a border crossing on November 13, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today. The incident re-ignited the long-stalled conflict between Morocco and the Polisario Front,…

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sumoudsh - 4 weeks ago at 18/Dec/2020
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Trump’s recognition of Western Sahara is a serious blow to diplomacy and international law

Opinion by James A. Baker III Dec. 17, 2020 President Trump’s recent proclamation recognizing Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara was an astounding retreat from the principles of international law and diplomacy that the United States has espoused and respected for many years. This rash move disguised as diplomacy will contribute…

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sumoudsh - 1 month ago at 06/Dec/2020
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The shameless complicity                          

Brahim Salem Buseif Faced with the resumption of the liberation war by the POLISARIO Front as a result of the violation of the ceasefire committed by the invading Moroccan regime, the daring hypocrisy of some is surprising, demanding that “the traffic of commerce and civilians be allowed” through the breach…

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sumoudsh - 2 months ago at 30/Nov/2020
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Western Sahara Campaign-NZ offers solidarity to the people of Western Sahara

Monday, 30 November Press Release: Western Sahara Campaign Western Sahara Campaign-NZ (WSC-NZ) expresses solidarity for the people of Western Sahara and strongly condemns Morocco’s flagrant violation of the terms of the ceasefire in Western Sahara on Friday 13 November 2020. Under the peace accord the United Nations was to organise…

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