Egypt 2016: Who was worse, Mubarak, Morsi or Sisi?
- Mamdouh Habashi ممدوح حبشي
2016 was a very difficult year for the Egyptians. Most—both the average man and the political caste—even say it was / is the worst year in the country’s history.
Attacking the “revolution” or uprising of 2011, its aims, ...
The last colony in Africa: Western Sahara
Interview with Malainin Lakhal
- African Democratic Institute (ADI) المعهد الديمقراطي الأفريقي
Malainin Lakhal is a 45 years old Saharawi translator, human rights defender and freelance journalist. He is a member of Saharawi Natural Resource Watch. Interview
ADI: Tell us what life was like growing up in Western Sahara?
Malainin: Growing ...
Kinga Africa: "We have to work for a world free of Infant Oral Mutilation"
- Denise Nanni دنیسه نانی - Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
In the following our interview with Francis Muthama of the organization Kinga Africa, engaged in Kenya against INFANT ORAL MUTILATION. It is a traditional practice violating children’s health rights. Before the interview a definition of this practice ...
Morocco uses migrant crisis as leverage in EU free trade dispute over Western Sahara
- Leslie Carretero
More than 850 migrants have breached the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta over the past week, amid heightened tensions between the North African kingdom and the European Union over a free trade dispute.
Migrants celebrate after ...
South Sudan: Strategic choice between bribery and right to self-determination for Saharawi people
- Beny Gideon Mabor
Western Sahara known as Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was Spanish protectorate in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is situated north of Kingdom of Morocco, South of Mauritania and east of Algeria and populated by Berber tribes with an ...
Morocco continues the arbitrary expulsion of international observers from Western Sahara
- Adala UK
Throughout 2016, Adala UK recorded 85 cases of arbitrary expulsion of international observers (including human rights defenders and journalists) from Western Sahara by Morocco. They were accused of ‘disturbing public order’ for their attempts ...
Obama’s Legacy In Africa: Terrorism, Civil War & Military Expansion
- Eric Draitser
Independent geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser examines the effect of the Obama administration on Africa. What he finds is less hope and change, and more chaos and death.
A man walks away after leaning his bicycle against a mural of President ...
Western Sahara: Public Statement by the International Collective of Lawyers in Support of the Political Prisoners of Gdeim Izik
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV
Update: the appeal hearing was postponed to January 23, 2017
On December 26, the appeal hearing of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik, initiated by the Moroccan courts, will begin. 24 Sahrawi activists and human rights activists arrested, ...
EU Court protects Western Sahara from EU-Morocco trade deal
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
The EU Court of Justice today made its final say on the issue of an EU-Morocco free trade agreement signed in 2012. The news was broken on the website of the court at 10:30 this morning. The judgment itself is published here.
Refugees from Western ...
The Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group will be retried by the Court of Appeal of Rabat on December 26, 2016
- Por un Sahara libre
Morocco chose this date to avoid the presence of international observers because it coincides with the Christmas holidays.
On 18 October, the Gdeim Izik group, currently detained at El Arjat Prison in Salé, received individual responses to ...