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‘Western Sahara’: Bahrain Reiterates its Support to Morocco’s Territorial Integrity

New York - Bahrain on Monday reiterated its full support to Morocco's territorial integrity and the autonomy initiative proposed by the kingdom to reach a final political settlement of the ‘Western Sahara’ issue. "We reiterate our historical and unwavering position of principle of solidarity with the brotherly Kingdom of Morocco and our full support to the autonomy initiative for the Moroccan Sahara under M ...

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Morocco-Algeria: The New Strategy, is it Good Enough?

Majid Morcelli San Francisco- Morocco is not helping its sacred cause by asking Algeria to be part of the solution. Just as Morocco will never accept losing one inch of its Sahara, Algeria too will never allow itself to lose the fight against Morocco. The Moroccan Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida said that “Algeria is a direct party to the conflict over the Moroccan Sahara and should inv ...

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Video Challenges Amnesty International Claims Over Torture of Prisoners in Western Sahara

Rabat - In response to the allegations spread by Amnesty International and some international news agency, which claimed that seven inmates from the prison in Laayoune, in the Moroccan territory in what is commonly known as Western Sahara, observed a hunger strike and were tortured by Moroccan authorities, a videotape posted on YouTube challenges the fabricated accusations propagated by the human right watc ...

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Morocco Presents Western Sahara development plan in Geneva’s UN Office

Geneva  -  The development plan for the Moroccan southern provinces was presented on Thursday at a seminar held on the sidelines of the 27th session of the UN human rights council. Experts and academics debated the relevance of this scheme as a factor of social-economic progress and local governance. Participants had a chance to learn about the ambitious projects carried out in the Western Sahara in housing ...

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Morocco Slams Algeria’s Attitude on Human Rights in Western Sahara

Geneva- Morocco condemned, here Thursday, Algeria's position on human rights in the Western Sahara, criticizing its "hostile and irresponsible attitude". "We reject Algeria's false allegations concerning alleged violations of human rights in the Sahara," chargé d'affaires of Morocco in Geneva Hassan Boukili said before the UN Human Rights Council in a reaction to the statement of the Algerian ambassador, in ...

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Western Sahara: Morocco Says Algeria should Be Involved in Search for Solution

Madrid - “Algeria is a direct party to the conflict over the Moroccan Sahara and should involve itself in the search for a solution to this problem,” said Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida. "There is a direct party to this conflict which is Algeria and it should admit it and get involved in the search for a solution to this problem," Bouaida told Spanish new agency "EFE" on the sidelines ...

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Morocco Slams Algeria’s ‘Blatant Involvement’ in Western Sahara Dispute

Geneva - Morocco on Wednesday condemned the "blatant involvement" and "biased attitude" of Algeria in the Western Sahara issue, in flat contradiction with its observer status.  "The international community is fully informed of the true geopolitical reasons that motivate Algeria in its approach to the Moroccan Sahara before this Council," chargé d'affaires of Morocco in Geneva Hassan Boukili said before the ...

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Minister Says Western Sahara is Moroccan ‘Legally, Historically, Culturally’

Rabat - Morocco is positively interacting and is supportive of UN initiatives for a settlement of the artificial dispute over the Western Sahara, said communication minister, government spokesperson Mustapha El Khalfi, underlining that for Morocco, the Western Sahara's Moroccanness is crystal clear legally, historically and culturally. “Morocco submitted a project for a political settlement of this conflict ...

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Morocco slams Algeria’s ‘sterile’ rhetoric on Western Sahara

Geneva- Morocco denounced Monday in Geneva, Algeria's "sterile" rhetoric on human rights in the Western Sahara and called Algiers to be concerned about human rights violations committed on its own territory. "I call on the Algerian Ambassador to avoid sterile and embarrassing discussions for the new High Commissioner for Human Rights, the President of the Human Rights Council and all delegations," Morocco's ...

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Polisario Police Officer Denounces ‘Humanitarian Abuses’ in Tindouf Camps

Rabat - A new leaked video shows a police officer from the Polisario Front military group describing the suffering of the Sahrawi people living in the Tindouf camps in Algeria. He calls upon international human rights organizations to take action against "human rights abuses in the camps." The video was released by Laayoune TV on YouTube on Saturday. It shows a police officer, who has been working for the P ...

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Polisario Front Attempts to Incite Chaos in Morocco

Rabat - The Polisario Front is hoping to drag Morocco into an atmosphere of chaos and crisis through urging separatist students to escalate their struggles against the Moroccan government as well as increase their mobilization across universities in the country. Along with the Human Rights card it uses against Morocco in the Western Sahara conflicts, the Polisario Front strives to use separatist students to ...

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Polisario Front Worries About Morocco’s Army Alert

Rabat- Morocco’s military deployment raises the Polisario Front’s fears of possible “Moroccan aggression” on Western Sahara. Following the unprecedented deployment of Moroccan Army units in vital and strategic locations across the country, including Western Sahara, Polisario officials have sent an open letter to the United Nations, expressing theirfears ofa possible Moroccan attack. Polisario’s leaders see ...

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