Cradle of Mankind
This section has to do with the struggle for the liberation of the continent that was humanity's cradle. Yesterday a victim of European colonialism, today a victim of transnational colonialism. Its people, from Maghreb to Cape Town, continue to aspire to a better life.
“For the Spanish elites, Equatorial Guinea has always been a colony for exploitation”
Interview of historian Donato Ndongo
Donato Ndongo, the writer from Equatorial Guinea, has just finished re-editing “Historia y tragedia de Guinea Ecuatorial (The history and tragedy of Equatorial Guinea), an exhaustive account of its colonisation by Spain, independence and postcolonial ...
Inhofe, Leahy lead 25 colleagues to urge Biden to reverse misguided Western Sahara decision
Various Authors - Autores varios - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) led 25 of their Senate colleagues today in sending a letter urging President Biden to reverse the previous misguided decision to officially recognize the Kingdom of Morocco’s illegitimate ...
The myopic politics of Spain in Western Sahara and the emergence of the Polisario Front
A response to certain baseless assertions
Luis Portillo Pasqual del Riquelme
Below is a response to an article published on 29th January in Murcia’s La Verdad newspaper. It was sent to the newspaper, but they did not publish it.
The Polisario Front was born as a consequence of Francoist Spain’s rejection of a peaceful ...
UN experts urge Morocco to release imprisoned Sahrawi journalist Walid Salek El Batal
- Støttekomiteen for Vest-Sahara Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara
On 7 June 2019, videos began to circulate showing Moroccan police brutally beating up a Saharawi journalist ...
Western Sahara: Fate of international legality at stake
- Deich Mohamed Saleh الديش محمد الصالح
If the new US administration does not speed up to remedy the damage caused to international norms as ...
Tunisia: two weeks into protests, more specific demands emerge
- Fadil Aliriza فاضل علي رضا - Ghaya Ben Mbarek غاية بن مبارك
The series of January, 2021 protests across the country have featured some consistent demands in their ...
About Morocco’s claim to have been the first country in the world to recognise the United States of America: a fact-check
- Haddamin Mouloud Said حدامين مولود سعيد
We have read and heard countless times that the first country in the world to recognise the United States ...
Urgent Appeal for Sahrawi civilian prisoner Mohamed Lamine Aabidin Hadi on hunger strike
- LPPS رابطة حماية السجناء الصحراويين بالسجون المغربية
The League for Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan prisons received following appeal by the ...
The ruins of an empire
Spain and Western Sahara
- Montserrat Galcerán
Spain, this great nation, a member of the EU and the UN, not to mention NATO, has been incapable of ...
New U.S. Policy, same Human Rights expectations: Companies sourcing from the Western Sahara are still obligated to respect international law
- Foley Hoag LLP
On December 10, 2020, President Trump formally announced that the Government of Israel and the Kingdom ...