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 ...
Western Sahara: A life-long sentence cannot overshadow the $ 200 million annual stolen phosphate
- Équipe Média Sahara Media Team الفريق الإعلامي
On Monday, 5th June 2017, the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group reopened before the Court of Appeal in Salé, Morocco. Activists for the independence of Western Sahara and Human rights defenders , but also the ...
Collective Vengeance in Egypt: El Basarta under Security Siege
- Al Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence مركز النديم لتأهيل ضحايا العنف والتعذيب
El Basarta is one of the villages of the governorate of Damietta in Egypt's Delta, located along the international road. Its population is about 31 thousand citizens.
El Basarta has been under security siege and has been suffering repeated human rights ...
Egypt: Court issues 3 year sentences for protesting Tourah Cement Company workers
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
Thirty two Tourah Cement Company workers were sentenced to three years in prison by the Maadi Misdemeanors Court on Sunday. They were arrested after security forces broke up a sit-in at the company in May.
The workers faced charges of assaulting ...