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 violent exchanges, full of cries and furor. In the State-controlled media, the most incredible arguments are raised to denounce the occupation of land ...
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 seller was crushed to death in a garbage truck trying to retrieve fish confiscated by police. Video circulating online appears to show Mouhcine Fikri ...
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, Khadija Souidi wanted to end the nightmare that she had endured for nearly a year. By her actions, she also wanted to send a message to her family ...
Western Sahara is not part of EU-Morocco trade deal: EU Court Advocate General
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
"Neither the EU-Morocco Association Agreement nor the EU-Morocco Agreement on the liberalisation of trade in agricultural and fishery products apply to Western Sahara," says the EU Court's Advocate General in his opinion today.
The Advocate ...
The Cairo Tower: Egypt’s Giant Middle Finger to America
- Farah Halime فرح حليمة
In the center of Cairo stands a 614-foot-tall tower. The concrete structure is the tallest building in North Africa and cuts an imposing presence over the city’s low skyline. But it also represents an American government bribe gone wrong — ...
The oil map is changing in occupied Western Sahara
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
Kosmos and Cairn have renewed their licence - but did San Leon Energy abandon one of its licences? A new map from ONHYM suggests changes to the highly controversial oil exploration in the occupied territory. ...
Open letter to Prime Minister Benkirane in response to untruths about the Moroccan public debt
- Salaheddine Lemaizi صلاح الدين المعيزي
From: Salaheddine Lemaizi, Militant at ATTAC Morocco
To: The Most Honourable Abdelilah Benkirane, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco
Subject: response to untruths about the Moroccan public debt
Most Honourable Prime Minister,
I have ...
Gabon: France calls for calm after 50 years of support to the Bongo regime
Voting for the presidential election in Gabon took place on Saturday 27th August. While Ali Bongo seems to have lost the election, according to results produced by the opposition at the exit polls, he decided, as in 2009, to impose himself by force. ...
Open letter to the Egyptian President on the pending agreement with the IMF
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers
In early September, the IMF is going to give to Egypt a "loan" of 12 billion dollars in exchange for lowering public spending, reducing the number of public employees, the phasing out of subsidies on consumer goods and a new privatisation program. ...
Morocco invades liberated territory of Western Sahara under MINURSO´s control
- Western Sahara Human Rights Watch Observatorio para los Derechos Humanos en el Sahara Occidental
Villa Cisneros (Dakhla) under occupation, August 14, 2016- This morning at 8:30 AM, a contingent of about 300 Moroccan military occupation forces have launched a military offensive in the zone of Guerguerat (also called “Kandahar” by Moroccans), ...