Is Morocco Headed Toward Insurrection?
- Hisham Aidi هشام عايدي
The northeastern Rif, Berber heartland and site of the 1920s Rif Republic, is on fire—and the protests are spreading.
Protesters raise the flag of the Rif Republic (left) and the pan-Berber tricolour (right) at a demonstration ...
Spanish State: Unidos Podemos tackles the import of sand from Western Sahara
- Tercera Información
The parlamentarian group Unidos Podimos has called the Spanish government to comply with the verdict issued by the European Court of Justice on the 21st of December 2016. The group wants to prevent the import of sand originating from Western Sahara. ...
Despotism, neoliberalism and climate change: Morocco's catastrophic convergence
- Jawad Moustakbal جواد مستقبل
Claims of Morocco's exceptionalism during the Arab Spring now ring hollow as protests spread in the face of elite policies that deny dignity to the majority
On Friday, 28 October 2016, a tragic fatal incident happened in Al Hoceima ...
Call for messages of solidarity with Hirak political detainees in Morocco- Please share
- #Hirak Casablanca حراك الدار البيضاء
For several months, Morocco has been shaken by a historic social movement: The Movement of the Rif (hirak al-Rif; Hirak). Born in a marginalised region following the death of Mohcine Fikri, a fish merchant crushed whilst attempting to retrieve his merchandise ...
Moroccan Civilian court follows military court against Saharawi activists
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
Verdict comes after years of accusations that the trials were politically motivated, imprisoning activists who stood up against Morocco's social and economic deprivation of Saharawis.
The civilian court of Salé (near Rabat) has largely ...
Western Sahara has won its conflict cargo case in South Africa
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
The Moroccan state company OCP has decided to drop defending the detained conflict mineral cargo in South Africa. The Saharawi people thus won a 5 million USD walk-over victory before the trial over phosphate rock ownership even had begun.
“The conflict in Western Sahara is the last case of decolonization in Africa”: Malainin Lakhal
- Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
In the following an important interview with the Saharawi journalist and political activist Malainin Lakhal. We talked about his biography, his fight for the Western Sahara, about Moroccan colonialism, and about the importance of poetry and political ...
The Tunisian revolution in the eyes of Gramsci
- Aziz Krichen عزيز كريشان
Presentation at the "The return of Gramsci" seminar organised by the Jendouba Faculty of Legal, Economic and Management Sciences and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the disappearance of the Italian thinker; ...
Gdeim Izik: French lawyers’ report unmasks Moroccan farce trial
- Jornal Tornado
Mrs. Ouled and Mrs. Metton, French lawyers, who represented the Saharawi Political Prisoners of the Gdeim Izik Group, presented a detailed report on this case that denounces all illegalities and the systematic torture these 24 accused have undergone ...
Statement to the UN Special Committee on Decolonisation
- Ahmed Boukhari احمد بخاري
Statement by Ahmed Boukhari, Representative of the Frente POLISARIO to the UN Special Committee on Decolonisation-C24, United Nations, 13 June 2017
On behalf of the Sahrawi people, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to ...