http://www.spsrasd.info/en/presse/%252F en SOVEREIGNTY AND DECOLONIALITY -- FROM THE UNITED STATES TO WESTERN SAHARA http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/sovereignty-and-decoloniality-united-states-western-sahara <p>&nbsp;<br /> PATRICK DELICES,&nbsp; FEBRUARY 07,2015<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Western Sahara is the last remaining colony in Africa; and here in the United States, African-Americans are still a colonized people.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 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.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/sovereignty-and-decoloniality-united-states-western-sahara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:12:42 +0000 hamdi salek 24064 at http://www.spsrasd.info Western Sahara - A Sign of Africa’s freedom struggle http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/western-sahara-sign-africa%E2%80%99s-freedom-struggle <p>&nbsp;<br /> BY RICHARD B. MUHAMMAD<br /> &nbsp;<br /> TINDOUF, Algeria (Boujdour Refugee Camp)&mdash;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.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> She wasn&rsquo;t born when her mother fled Western Sahara as Morocco invaded the North African territory and the Saharawi people fled to nearby Algeria.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/western-sahara-sign-africa%E2%80%99s-freedom-struggle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:05:15 +0000 hamdi salek 24063 at http://www.spsrasd.info Africa Last Colony: Sahwaris Want Barack Obama's Help http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/africa-last-colony-sahwaris-want-barack-obamas-help <p>Milton Allimadi<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Publisher and editor, The Black Star News<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Last month I watched President Obama&#39;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, &quot;Viva Cuba!,&quot; &quot;Viva Castro!&quot; and &quot;Viva Obama&quot; they chanted.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/africa-last-colony-sahwaris-want-barack-obamas-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:46:29 +0000 hamdi salek 23669 at http://www.spsrasd.info Resistance in Occupied Western Sahara: women defining a society http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/resistance-occupied-western-sahara-women-defining-society <p>Erica Vasquez 14 December 2014<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 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.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/resistance-occupied-western-sahara-women-defining-society" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:22:00 +0000 hamdi salek 23292 at http://www.spsrasd.info Rise and shine, Saharawi campers http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/rise-and-shine-saharawi-campers <p>Posted by Peter Kenworthy;<br /> 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.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-label">link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.newstimeafrica.com/archives/34260" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Newstime Africa</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/rise-and-shine-saharawi-campers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Newstime Africa Thu, 08 May 2014 18:23:02 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19704 at http://www.spsrasd.info Boycott Morocco plea to UK tourists over Western Sahara 'abuses' http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/boycott-morocco-plea-uk-tourists-over-western-sahara-abuses <p>Rights activists accuse EU of allowing plunder of resources by occupying power<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Tracy McVeigh<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The Observer, Sunday 27 April 2014<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 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.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/boycott-morocco-plea-uk-tourists-over-western-sahara-abuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:49:10 +0000 hamdi salek 19470 at http://www.spsrasd.info Seharawi pledges media exchange programmes http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/seharawi-pledges-media-exchange-programmes <p>Thursday, 13 March 2014 19:53</p> <p> The Saharawi Republic has pledged to facilitate media exchange programmes with Zimbabwe in order to strengthen bilateral ties.</p> <p> 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.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-link"> <div class="field-label">link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.zbc.co.zw/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=42299:seharawi-pledges-media-exchange-programmes&amp;catid=41:top-stories&amp;Itemid=86" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/seharawi-pledges-media-exchange-programmes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:42:45 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 18453 at http://www.spsrasd.info Traces of Gta3 http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/traces-gta3 <p>Streaks of dispute crosscut contemporary Sahrawi poetics, often to contend Morocco&rsquo;s presence in the territory of Western Sahara or to expose the conflict&rsquo;s aftermath of diaspora and displacement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/traces-gta3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:11:18 +0000 mohamed mahmoud embarek 18446 at http://www.spsrasd.info Why Western Sahara Matters http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/why-western-sahara-matters <p>posted by Morning Star in Features<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Wednesday FEB 19TH 2014<br /> &nbsp;<br /> JEREMY CORBYN reports from his fact-finding mission to north Africa<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 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.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/why-western-sahara-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:50:32 +0000 hamdi salek 17930 at http://www.spsrasd.info US should stand up for Western Sahara's self-determination http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/us-should-stand-western-saharas-self-determination <p>US should stand up for Western Sahara&#39;s self-determination<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Stephen Zunes&nbsp; |&nbsp; Dec. 20, 2013<br /> &nbsp;<br /> VIEWPOINT<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;U.S. President Barack Obama met with Morocco&#39;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.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/us-should-stand-western-saharas-self-determination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:50:05 +0000 hamdi salek 16883 at http://www.spsrasd.info