Adala UK: Morocco continues arbitrary expulsions of international observers from Western Sahara

During 2017, Adala UK recorded that the number of cases of people who had been denied entry to or been arbitrarily expelled from Western Sahara by Morocco had reached 76. These people included international observers, human rights defenders, journalists, lawyers, those from the solidarity movement and those accused of 'disturbing the peace' or being 'undesirables', all of whom were attempting to conduct human rights monitoring work.

'Biggest importer' of phosphate rock is pulling out

Published: 29.01 - 2018

During an investor conference in Whistler, British Columbia, on 25 January, Chuck Magro, Nutrien's President and CEO, told that the company has an intention to stop buying phosphate rock from Western Sahara. This was reported by Reuters.

Adala UK demands an independent investigation into the death of ‘Minatu’ in occupied Dakhla.

According to information provided by her family, the Moroccan Occupation Authorities are not going to investigate the death of Minatu Ahl Shikh, a young woman who was murdered in Occupied Dakhla during the night of Saturday 14th October 2017. Her family and other witnesses have explained that    Minatu Ahl Shikh went missing that evening having left home to buy a few things in a shop local to their house.

Morocco must take urgent action to stop the suffering of Saharawi prisoners and their families

The Moroccan authorities have spent decades imprisoning Saharawis who support self-determination in the Occupied Territories of Western Sahara. They then send detainees to prisons in Morocco, thus depriving them of their basic rights such as family visits, medical attention and opportunities to study.

Adala UK condemns Morocco's brutal repression of protests in El Aaiun

London, 23/09/17

The Moroccan occupation authorities have allowed the police and security forces in the Occupied Zones of Western Sahara to use excessive force against Saharawi protesters.

The Royal Moroccan Government must end the violence against Saharawi civilians and when any members of the security forces are found to have violated people's human rights, they must be brought to justice.

Namibia: Geingob Urges World to Resolve Western Sahara Issue

By Albertina Nakale

Windhoek — President Hage Geingob has reminded the world that the protracted Western Sahara issue still needs sorting out.

Namibia has on many occasions undertaken not to tire in its quest to see Morocco, which was recently re-admitted into the African Union (AU), give up its illegal occupation of Western Sahara.

Western Sahara Trade Dispute to be heard in the Court of Justice of the European Union

United Kingdom September 5 2017

WSCUK is an independent voluntary organisation founded in 1984 with the aim of supporting the recognition of the right of the Saharawi people of Western Sahara to self-determination and independence and to raise awareness of the unlawful occupation of Western Sahara.

Commentary of the Sahrawi Republic and moral bankruptcy

“Over a month ago I did respond to Deus Kibamba’s opinion regarding the conflict between my country, the Sahrawi Republic (SADR), and Morocco.

I did so then, as I am doing it now, in an act of legitimate self-defence. Deus Kibamba appeared out of the blue to defend, with unfounded statements and wrong concepts, the expansionism of Morocco and to misinform about the Maghreb region.

Decolonizing Western Sahara

Emhamed Khadad

Emhamed Khadad, an adviser to the president of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, is the Polisario Front’s coordinator with the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara.

AUG 15, 2017

Trouble in paradise: the Canary Island beach accused of illegally importing sand

Investigation launched into allegations that sand in Gran Canaria resort was sourced from Africa’s last colony, in breach of international law

Friday 28 July 2017 14.44 BST

When David Silva picked up a spade on a beach in the Canary Islands last summer and started shovelling sand from a wooden box, it seemed innocuous enough.


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