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.
Western Sahara: Public Statement by the International Collective of Lawyers in Support of the Political Prisoners of Gdeim Izik
Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV
Update: the appeal hearing was postponed to January 23, 2017
On December 26, the appeal hearing of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik, initiated by the Moroccan courts, will begin. 24 Sahrawi activists and human rights activists arrested, ...
EU Court protects Western Sahara from EU-Morocco trade deal
Western Sahara Resource Watch
The EU Court of Justice today made its final say on the issue of an EU-Morocco free trade agreement signed in 2012. The news was broken on the website of the court at 10:30 this morning. The judgment itself is published here.
Refugees from Western ...
The Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group will be retried by the Court of Appeal of Rabat on December 26, 2016
Por un Sahara libre
Morocco chose this date to avoid the presence of international observers because it coincides with the Christmas holidays.
On 18 October, the Gdeim Izik group, currently detained at El Arjat Prison in Salé, received individual responses to ...
Egypt’s Parliament passes new NGO law, a declaration of war on civil society
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
Egypt’s Parliament hastily approved a new NGO law on November 29, just a day after the State Council ...
Egypt: 6 political parties and 22 civil society organizations reject the new associations law
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV
Joint Press Statement
The undersigned political parties and civil society organizations ...
We can't tackle environmental and social justice in Morocco if we don't talk about Western Sahara
- Hamza Hamouchene حمزة حموشن
Morocco's leaders used COP22 to greenwash. Activists pushed back. But one of the country's largest ...
A Tunisian commits suicide every day
The immense distress caused by awful social conditions
- Néjiba Belkadi نجيبة بالقاضي
One case of a suicide a day was declared in Tunisia in 2015, a total of 365. Worse still, this sad record ...
The Jemna oasis case: the peasant question and democratic revolution in Tunisia
- Aziz Krichen عزيز كريشان
Lately, people speak of nothing but the Jemna case. It's become the new bone of contention. There are ...
A Look at the Other Morocco: From Protests Against Austerity to Occupation of Western Sahara
Interview with Miriyam Aouragh
- Amy Goodman
Late last month, thousands of people took to the streets of Marrakech, Morocco, to protest after a fish ...
Morocco: the suicide of Khadija Souidi, raped and tortured, reopens the debate on the impunity of aggressors
- Ghalia Kadiri
On Saturday, July 30, when she poured fuel on her head and set herself on fire in the street, ...