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PATRICK DELICES,  FEBRUARY 07,2015
 
Western Sahara is the last remaining colony in Africa; and here in the United States, African-Americans are still a colonized people.
 
Generally, colonialism is defined as the occupation of a sovereign territory along with the control and oppression of a sovereign group or nation by another where the oppressed group becomes totally dependent on the colonial state.
 

 
BY RICHARD B. MUHAMMAD
 
TINDOUF, Algeria (Boujdour Refugee Camp)—Khadaja Mami believes leaders of the Polisario Front, which represents her people, are right to press the United Nations to make Morocco obey resolutions denying its right to occupy her homeland and allow her people to vote to decide their future.
 
She wasn’t born when her mother fled Western Sahara as Morocco invaded the North African territory and the Saharawi people fled to nearby Algeria.
 

Milton Allimadi
 
Publisher and editor, The Black Star News
 
Last month I watched President Obama's announcement of plans to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba on CNN while I was in a refugee camp in the Sahara Desert. Some of the locals, Western Saharan refugees in Algeria, erupted in celebration, "Viva Cuba!," "Viva Castro!" and "Viva Obama" they chanted.
 

Erica Vasquez 14 December 2014
 
Although men and women both actively participate in resistance projects, Sahrawi women facilitate most of the communication between non-violent activists from one city to another in this under-reported struggle.
 

Posted by Peter Kenworthy;
Arriving in the Saharawi Refugee camps in the Algerian desert near Tindouf, the home of over 150.000 or around a third of the Saharawi population indigenous to Western Sahara, one is immediately struck by the extreme heat, the lack of water, and the aridness of the landscape. A landscape where little grows without a great effort and where the refugee population has lived since 1975, when Morocco invaded their homeland, Western Sahara.

Rights activists accuse EU of allowing plunder of resources by occupying power
 
Tracy McVeigh
 
The Observer, Sunday 27 April 2014
 
It has been described as the conflict the Arab spring forgot, the last colony in Africa and a human rights scandal. Now British holidaymakers are being urged to respond to the situation in Western Sahara by boycotting its occupier, Morocco, as a destination.
 

Thursday, 13 March 2014 19:53

The Saharawi Republic has pledged to facilitate media exchange programmes with Zimbabwe in order to strengthen bilateral ties.

The ambassador of the Saharawi Republic to Zimbabwe, Mr Mohammaed Chief Saleh told the ZBC News after paying a courtesy call to the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Professor Jonathan Moyo on Thursday that his country is interested in strengthening ties with Zimbabwe.

Streaks of dispute crosscut contemporary Sahrawi poetics, often to contend Morocco’s presence in the territory of Western Sahara or to expose the conflict’s aftermath of diaspora and displacement.

posted by Morning Star in Features
 
Wednesday FEB 19TH 2014
 
JEREMY CORBYN reports from his fact-finding mission to north Africa
 
Last week I was part of a delegation from the all-parliamentary Western Sahara group to visit the Moroccan-occupied territory, with John Hillary of War on Want and John Gurr of the Western Sahara resources group.
 

US should stand up for Western Sahara's self-determination
 
Stephen Zunes  |  Dec. 20, 2013
 
VIEWPOINT
 
 U.S. President Barack Obama met with Morocco's King Mohammed VI in Washington Nov. 22 for their first face-to-face meeting. The result was a bitter disappointment for supporters of human rights and international law.