The desert rock that feeds the world: Western Sahara’s phosphate
- Alex Kasprak
A dispute over Western Sahara’s phosphate reserves could disrupt food production around the globe.
Aided by the longest conveyor belt in the world, a steady stream of chalky white powder emerges on the North African coast from deep within the ...
In Morocco, two years after the Hirak protests, the ordeal of the prisoners’ families
- Lina Rhrissi لينا غريسي
Every other Wednesday, the mothers, wives and sisters of the last 39 Hirak protestors still jailed in Casablanca travel 1200 kilometres from the Rif by bus to visit their loved ones. With the help of the Committee for the Support of Hirak Prisoners’ ...
Saharawi student handed over by Spain to Morocco and imprisoned
- Alfonso Lafarga
Hussein Bashir Brahim fled to Lanzarote not to be arrested
He's been imprisoned in Morocco for "illegal political activities."
The Canarian solidarity ...
Urgent call for Mohamed Tahlil, Sahrawi prisoner in Morocco
- LPPS رابطة حماية السجناء الصحراويين بالسجون المغربية
The League for the Protection of Sahrawi Political Prisoners in Moroccan Prisons (LPPS) has followed with deep concern the violations of the basic rights of Sahrawi political prisoner Mohamed Tahlil who is in solitary confinement in the “cachot” ...
Western Sahara: is one of Africa’s oldest conflicts finally nearing its end?
- Nicolas Niarchos
For the past forty years, tens of thousands of Moroccan soldiers have manned a wall of sand that curls for one and a half thousand miles through the howling Sahara. The vast plain around it is empty and flat, interrupted only by occasional horseshoe ...
Recent protests in Sudan are much more than bread riots
- Nisrin Elamin Abdelrahman نسرين الأمين عبدالرحمن - Zachariah Mampilly
On Dec. 19, the town of Atbara in northeastern Sudan erupted in protest against the military dictatorship that has ruled the country for almost three decades. People took to the streets following a tripling of bread prices to demand “freedom, ...
Morocco should not host the 2030 World Cup as long as it violates international law
- Luis Portillo Pasqual del Riquelme
TO: EDITORIAL STAFF BESOCCER.COM
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With regard to the information you have published: "Infantino and FIFA will be travelling to Morocco next ...
The homemade politics of Abahlali baseMjondolo, South Africa’s shack dweller movement
The shack-dwellers’ movement– Abahlali baseMjondolo, or AbM— is among the organizations of the world’s poor and dispossessed fighting for land reform and dignity. Despite waves of repression by the state, AbM membership now ...
We're going to inherit equally, but inherit what?
Letter from a thirty-year-old, precarious and desperate Tunisian feminist
- Rim Ben Fraj ريم بن فرج
I am sorry, Mr. President, but I do not share the enthusiasm for the introduction of your bill on equality in inheritance. I have a lot of work but no salary, no social security, no health insurance and I don't contribute to my pension.
Morocco and the POLISARIO Front will resume dialogue in December in Geneva
- Francisco Peregil
The Security Council is pressuring the parties to negotiate and renews the UN mission in Western Sahara for six months
Members of the Security Council vote on the resolution extending MINURSO in Western Sahara on 31 October in New York. ...