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Spainish judge upholds Western Sahara genocide charges against Moroccan officials

Source: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/spainish-judge-upholds-western-sahara-genocide-charges-against-moroccan-officials-1791193667 A Spanish judge Thursday upheld genocide charges against 11 Moroccan ex-officials accused of atrocities in...

ACHPC adopts a new resolution calling for the respect and protection of human rights in Western Sahara

The African Commission on Human and People’s rights adopted a new resolution on the Western Sahara, during its 55th ordinary session held from 28 April in Luanda, Angola.     ————————————————- 282:...

115 Organizations call for human rights monitoring to be included in MINURSO mandate

Brussels, April 15, 2014 (SPS) – In anticipation of the United Nations Security Council meeting on Western Sahara on 17th April, 115 International and Saharawi organizations, from 21 countries around the world issued a joint letter calling...

UN peacekeeping force in Western Sahara must monitor human rights

“Extending the peacekeeping force’s mandate to include human rights would shed much-needed light on violations and abuses that would otherwise go unreported and provide an independent and impartial account on disputed allegations of human...
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HRW: Letter to Members of the UN Security Council: Extend MINURSO Mandate to Human Rights

HRW addressed a letter to the Members of the UN Security Council to mandate the MINURSO with the protection and monitoring of human rights in Western Sahara, estimating that it is time for the UN “to end this anomalous situation whereby...

U.N. Renews Call For “Human Rights Monitoring Mechanism” On Western Sahara

Reuters –  By Louis Charbonneau VIENNA, April 10 (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday renewed his appeals for sustained human rights monitoring in the disputed territory of northern Africa’s Western Sahara...
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Life Under Occupation: Report of a delegation of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Western Sahara to the Occupied Territory of Western Sahara

The Saharawi people have lived under Moroccan occupation since 1975, denied their right to self-determination and exposed to regular human rights violations at the hands of the Moroccan occupying forces. This is the report of the first ever...

AU representation in the US: Aminatou Haidar and Kerry Kennedy call for respect of Saharawi right to self-determination

 Washington (USA) Marsh 29, 2014 (SPS) –  Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar and the President of Robert F. Kennedy Centre for Justice and Human Rights, Kerry Kennedy, called Thursday in Washington for an effective international...

Algeria encourages Human Rights Council to act in favour of protecting human rights in Western Sahara

Geneva, March 5, 2014 (SPS) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, said today in Geneva that his country encourages the Human Rights Council to continue to “closely follow” the implementation of the UN Secretary-General’s...

Western Sahara conflict: PACE Rapporteure in Algeria early October

 Rapporteure of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Liliane Maury-Pasquier will head, by early October to Algeria for an information visit to help her to “complete” a report on the European Parliamentary