Bottling at the phosphate dock in El Aaiun, occupied Western Sahara
- Équipe Média Sahara Media Team ايكيب ميديا
In a few days, at the beginning of October, more than 100,000 tons of Sahrawi phosphates will have been shipped away from the colonized territory. The phosphates were extracted and sold by the occupier, Morocco, for his own benefit. In September, ...
Egypt: Torture Epidemic May Be Crime Against Humanity
- Human Rights Watch هيومن رايتس ووتش
Beatings, Electric Shocks, Stress Positions Routinely Used Against Dissidents
(Beirut) – Under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s regular police and National Security officers routinely torture political detainees with techniques ...
Egypt: Lawyer Ibrahim Metwally Hegazy, founder of Association of the Families of the Disappeared, kidnapped at Cairo Airport and taken to State Security Prosecution
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
Lawyer Ibrahim Abdel Moneim Metwally Hegazy, one of the founders of the Association of the Families of the Disappeared, disappeared from Cairo International Airport on Sunday as he was preparing to depart on a flight to Geneva to attend a session of ...
Notes from Morocco
- Vijay Prashad
Not far from Rabat’s train station, a small group of protesters hold Moroccan flags and banners as they chant for their lives. They are a family of farmers who have lost their land. These are rebels in the name of the King, to whom they plead ...
UN committee calls torture in Egypt a systemic practice
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
The UN Committee Against Torture describes abuse of human rights in Egypt as routine practice in an annual report presented to the UN General Assembly. The report revealed the results of a five-year investigation launched in 2012 following complaints ...
Mozambique's illegitimate hidden debt
- Claude Quémar
The report on the audit on Mozambique's "hidden" debt (2 billion dollars) made at the request of the Attorney General of Mozambique, began to circulate in late June 2017, several months behind schedule. Only the findings are currently available. ...
“Individual envelopes of 5000 euros for each friend”: Morocco paid bribes to African diplomats before joining the African Union
- Khalil Asmar خليل أسمر
Despite its flagrant trampling on the objectives of the constitutive act of the African Union that stipulates to “Defend the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of its Member States”, the “Respect of borders existing ...
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 ...