European Court of Justice annulled the EU-Morocco Agreement only six months ago because it illegally applied to …
The European Court of Justice has determined that a trade agreement with Morocco does not extend to Western Sahara, recognizing the right to self-determination of the indigenous population of the territory, which Rabat annexed in 1975, …
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 …
The Moroccan judicial authorities should ensure that upcoming verdicts in a mass trial are not based on confessions or statements implicating other defendants obtained under torture or other ill-treatment during police interrogations, Human …
Now campaigners for the freedom of Western Sahara are making similar demands to try to undermine Morocco’s control of the territory. In the first case of its kind, British government departments are facing action in the high court over …
Anyone who has traced a finger down the coast of Morocco to stumble across the ambiguous, grey-shaded territory of Western Sahara will be surprised to discover that this is far from a barren no-man's-land; small desert towns dot the …
The conflict over Western Sahara has lasted well over 40 years, 25 of those under UN Security Council oversight. The peace process has just suffered the latest of many setbacks. This time, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon undertook an …
The move temporarily shifts the focus of the Western Sahara issue from stalled negotiations at the UN to diplomatic wrangling at the AU on the status of the Polisario independence movement and its Algeria-backed state, the Sahrawi …
On July 18, Morocco made a request to reintegrate into the African Union, more than three decades after it withdrew from the organization over its controversial claims to Western Sahara. The dispute over Western Sahara, which Morocco …
The Nation is reader supported: Chip in $10 or more to help us continue to write about the issues that matter. Dakhla refugee camp, southwestern Algeria—Tchlaz Bchere has visited Western Sahara, the land she calls her rightful home, …