The CFA franc, a colonial vestige from France in Africa
- Ana Fuentes
Since 1945, France has the last word on the currency used by 155 million people in 15 African countries.
Melania Trump wasn’t very inspired in her visit to Kenya in October when she crowned her explorer's outfit with a pith helmet. ...
Reality of my three days in occupied Western Sahara
Our reputation and the fate of a people are at stake
- Heidi Hautala
Heidi Hautala is a Finnish Green MEP, a vice president of the European Parliament, and was part of the delegation visiting Western Sahara in September
Children in the Dakhla Refugee Camp in Western Sahara. The programme of the visit had been fully ...
Algeria launches money laundering probe on back of Panama Papers
- Will Fitzgibbon
The government of Algeria has launched a money-laundering investigation based on information revealed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Panama Papers investigation.
The investigation, which involves the abuse of a government-run ...
Madrid, November 2018: 43rd European Conference of solidarity and support for the Sahrawi people (EUCOCO)
- José Taboada - Antonio López Ortiz
The 43rd European Conference of Solidarity and Support for the Sahrawi People (EUCOCO) will take place on 16 and 17 November 2018 in Madrid with the participation of people from all five continents.
The EUCOCO has been organised continuously ...
EU Court confirms: Western Sahara not part of EU-Morocco fish deal
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
For a third consecutive time in less than three years, the Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed that the EU's policy of incorporating Western Sahara into its bilateral agreements with Morocco is unlawful.
On 19 July 2018, the ...
EU-Morocco agreement including Sahrawi territories: Polisario Front firmly condemns, lodges appeal to CJEU
- Frente POLISARIO جبهة البوليساريو
Bir Lahlou, July 16, 2018 (SPS) - The Polisario Front has firmly condemned on Monday the decision taken by the European Union Council to sign an amendment to the EU-Morocco association agreement, including the occupied Sahrawi territories, denouncing ...
Neoliberal plague: AIDS and global capitalism
- Jason Hickel
Another World AIDS Day is behind us, and the usual spatter of annual reports and politicians’ eager promises continue to reverberate through the media. If you’re like me, you’re probably tired of the whole show at this point. After ...
Time plight of Saharawis was brought to the fore
- Shannon Ebrahim
As South Africans we can’t cherry pick our issues. If we care about the freedom and self-determination of the Palestinians, we cannot care any less about the people of Western Sahara.
Just as Madiba said when he was president that our freedom ...
Mohamed Salah and the power to inspire dreams
- Selim Mohie سَلِيم محى
In the year of Mohamed Salah’s rise to fame as one of the world’s best footballers, his every move and success has been well documented across the globe, no more so than in his native Egypt. Here, the cult of personality around him runs ...
Testimony on Western Sahara before the UN Conference on Decolonization, 2016
- Stephen Zunes
United Nations, June 23, 2016
My interest in the dispute over Western Sahara is based not simply upon my belief in justice for that country’s people, but its implications in regard to international law and the principles upon which the ...