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Int’l community must stop Morocco’s occupation of Western Sahara – Envoy

 Abuja (Nigeria), 11 October 2021 (SPS) - The Ambassador of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara) to Nigeria, Brahim Salem Buseif, has called on the United Nations(UN) the European Union(EU), the African Union (AU) and international institutions to prevail on Morocco to stop the aggression and occupation of his country and respect international law regarding the rights of the Saharawi to determine their independence through a r

James Baker III: Trump’s recognition of Western Sahara is a serious blow to diplomacy and international law (Opinion)

Washington (USA) 18 December 2020 (SPS)- Former US Secretary of State, James Baker III, published an opinion yesterday in The Washington Post, warning against the dangerous possible implications of US outgoing President, Donald Trump, illegal decision to recognise Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.

Following is the full text of James Baker III’s Opinion as published:

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John Bolton: Biden Must Reverse Course on Western Sahara (Article)

Washington (USA) 18 December 2020 (SPS)- Former US National Security Advisor and diplomat, John Bolton, published an opinion on Foreign Policy, criticising the decision by US outgoing President, Donald Trump, to recognise Moroccan illegal occupation of Western Sahara, considering that US upcoming administartion should reverse course on this illegal move.

Christopher Ross: Trump’s proclamation on Western Sahara is “foolish and ill-considered decision”

Washington (USA) 18 December 2020 (SPS)- Former UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy to Western Sahara, Ambassador Chrisopher Ross, criticised last Monday 14 December the latest Proclamation of Trump recognising the Moroccan illegal occupation of Western Sahara, considering it "foolish and ill-considered decision”.

Following is the full opinion of Ross:

Morocco: Did AU Violate its own principles?

BY Oscar Kasya *

Namibia calls for the release of Saharawi Political Prisoners amid the eminent threat of Covid-19

By: Vitalio Angula

By: Omeima Abdeslam

Thirty Nine political prisoners, amongst them Mahafouda El Fakir (who was released on the 15 May 2020) have found themselves as victims of gross human rights violations by the Moroccan regime.

Their only crime was and remains a demand for the freedom and independence of their homeland, Western Sahara, from Moroccan tyranny.

Morocco: Thousands of persons demonstrate in Casablanca against social inequalities

Casablanca (Morocco), 24 February 2020 (SPS) - Several thousands of persons on Sunday demonstrated in the streets of Casablanca (west of Morocco) to denounce social inequalities and the high cost of living, reported media quoting local sources.

The marchers protested against unemployment, the high cost of living and the breakdown of public services while demanding the release of political prisoners.

'Moroccan whitewashing of the blood phosphate trade to NZ'

Thursday, 13 February, 2020

New Zealand is once again the subject of attention by Moroccan agents who seek to perpetuate the illegal import of plundered phosphate rock from Western Sahara. Morocco has dispatched a large delegation to New Zealand to lobby for the continuation of the illegal phosphate trade.

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