New Internationalist

Western Sahara

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Western Sahara’s unsung fight

Clyde Macfarlane catches up with Aziza Brahim as she releases her third album, Abbar el Hamada.

Filed in: Mali Mauritania Morocco Western Sahara

A story of waiting

As Western Sahara marks 40 years of occupation, Dominik Sipiński listens to refugees tired of broken promises and dreams.

Filed in: Activism Morocco Western Sahara

Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.

Filed in: Australia Children Human Rights Mexico Migration Western Sahara

Popcorn in the sands of the Sahara

Dominik Sipinski reports on the annual film festival held in a refugee camp in the desert.

Filed in: Film Refugees Western Sahara

Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Lydia James talks to the Saharawi human rights defender about uprisings, refugees and the UN mandate.

Filed in: Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

Female activists instrumental in fight against Morocco’s oppression

Western Saharawi women are using education and exile to advocate for their people’s freedom, says Agaila Abba.

Filed in: Morocco Western Sahara

‘Every protest is crushed by the great brutality of Morocco’

Matthew Vickery explains why we must remember Western Sahara – a forgotten people fighting for their rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

Western Sahara’s waiting game

The struggle of the indigenous Sahrawi people of Africa’s last colony is long - and largely ignored, writes filmmaker Dominic Brown.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Morocco Western Sahara

Prospects for peace in Western Sahara

On the eve of a ninth round of UN-sponsored negotiations, Stefan Simanowitz assesses the chances of a resolution of the conflict in Western Sahara.

Filed in: Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

Rare victory for Western Sahara

Chris Brazier reports on the European Parliament’s decision to cancel its fishing deal with Morocco.

Filed in: European Union Fishing Morocco Western Sahara

The EU-Morocco Fisheries Partnership

Morocco’s exploitation of Western Sahara’s fish stocks in choppy waters.

Filed in: Fishing Morocco Western Sahara

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