Madrid (CNN)-- I first went to the Western Sahara in 2008 for the Sahara International Film Festival, the only one of its kind to take place in a refugee camp. I went there knowing only a little about the situation in that region, which has …
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Laayoune and Boucraa, Western Sahara — At the end of a pier stretching more than a mile-and-a-half into the Atlantic Ocean from Laayoune, a 75,000-ton tanker vessel rocks slowly in the ocean swells, creaking and groaning as it takes …
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LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara — Sultana Khaya is covered in bruises. The deep purple welts run up her legs and across her arms — the result of one of many beatings she says she's received from the police. Her crime is calling for …
This article appears in the February 2014 edition of the Financial Post Magazine. Visit the iTunes store to download the iPad edition of this month’s issue. LAAYOUNE, WESTERN SAHARA • A lumbering four-storey-high dragline excavator …
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NEW YORK -- Nearly 40 years have passed since Morocco invaded and seized part of Western Sahara, a North …
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Morocco’s relations with the European Union (EU) have suffered a potentially significant setback, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Western Sahara cannot be treated as a part of Morocco, meaning that no EU-Morocco …
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Protestors held up what looked like peace signs, but the symbol means “Free Western Sahara” to them. Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post That is now probably the case, because Moroccan citizens — whom the Moroccan …
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AT the 28 th Summit meeting of the African Union (AU) held in Addis Ababa on 30 January 2017, Morocco’s readmission to the continental body generated heated discussion. At the end of the day the Kingdom of Morocco managed to win …
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The Western Sahara conflict has eluded resolution for so long that the principles underlying United Nations-led efforts to seek an enduring outcome have become muddied almost to the point of cancelling each other out. Forty-one years …
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LAAYOUNE, WESTERN SAHARA — On a recent Saturday in May, as dusk shaded into night in this desert city, more than a thousand women, men, and children poured into the streets. They chanted slogans for independence; flashed …
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