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Situation In Tindouf Camps, Tragedy Of The Century: Moroccan Diplomat

Rabat - Morocco's ambassador and permanent representative at the UN office in Geneva, Omar Hilale, described the situation in the Polisario-controlled camps (southeastern Algeria) as "the tragedy of the century." The diplomat who was guest on Tuesday to MAP's forum themed "Morocco's commitment for human rights" deplored that "a whole generation was lost" in the camps, calling international organizations to ...

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UNSC to Hold Informal Consultations on the Sahara on April 17

Fez - The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold an informal meeting on the Sahara on Thursday April 17, according to the program of work of the SC. During the meeting, which will be held less than two weeks before the end of the MINURSO’s mandate in the disputed territory, the 15-member council will hear a briefing form Christopher Ross, the UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy to the Sahara ...

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Algeria and Zimbabwe hold the African Union Hostage

Washington, DC -- The Algerian diplomacy’s fixation with Morocco and the “Western Sahara” conflict has reached a fever pitch. From using local communist journalists to harass the Moroccan Ambassador in Lima, Peru to paying for a massive, unsuccessful, campaign to “force” the Danish parliament to recognize the self-proclaimed “Sahara Republic," the Algerian diplomats are in a state of extreme agitation and e ...

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Morocco expresses its concern over human rights abuses in Tindouf, El Khalfi

Rabat - The Kingdom of Morocco is continuously expressing and showing its concern over the grave human rights abuses in the camps of Tindouf as well as the inhuman practices and other atrocities committed by the polisario, said on Thursday communication minister, spokesperson of the government Mustapha El Khalfi. growing number of international organizations are holding the polisario responsible for the abu ...

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Danish Parliament Rejects Recognition of the so-called Polisario’s RASD

Fez - The Danish parliament rejected on Wednesday by 160 votes against 12 a draft law that aimed at recognizing the "Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic." The draft law, was proposed in January by two MPs of the Red and Green coalition, according to Moroccan news website Alyoum24. According to the same source, seven groups of the Danish parliament voted against the proposal. The Danish MPs justified their vote ...

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Algeria: Commentary Magazine warns against growing AQIM activities in Tindouf camps

Washington - US monthly magazine "Commentary Magazine" warned, in its latest issue, against the intensification of activities by AQIM recruiters in the camps of Tindouf, with the complicity of Algeria-backed polisario. "Algeria, for example, still subsidizes and shelters the Polisario Front, whose unnecessary camps increasingly are used as recruitment centers for al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb," said autho ...

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The creation of a “War Room” Key to Success in the Sahara

Washington DC — Morocco needs a new powerful framework to overcome recent public relations setbacks in its never ending cold war with Algeria over the “Western Sahara.” The time is ripe for Rabat to engage the underlying political and diplomatic preconceptions that led to a patchy Sahara policy. The key to a viable strategy in the Southern provinces rests with the creation of a “war room” that would incorpo ...

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Genocide” trial against polisario in Spain: new “overwhelming” testimonies

Madrid - Serious human rights abuses committed in the Tindouf camps by polisario militia were revealed, on Monday in Madrid, by three victims before Spain's top criminal court "National Audience". The vicims, who had filed a complaint against the leaders of the "Polisario" for genocide and serious human rights violations in Tindouf, gave before Judge Pablo Ruz moving testimonies of the torture and mistreatm ...

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Sahara: When Polisario Chief Becomes a Laughing-Stock

By Ali Haidar The Polisario Front leader, Mohamed Abdelaziz, has recently fallen in the trap of his infatuation with propaganda. The leader of the Sahrawi separatists has been inflicted a slap in Abuja when he was sneakily trying to have a souvenir photograph with French President François Hollande that he was planning to use for his own propaganda purposes. But he did not measure at fair value the vigilanc ...

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Bringing the question of the Sahara to American Academia

New Jersey - In a lecture on Thursday 20 February at Princeton University, MWN co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Samir Bennis shed light on an issue not frequently discussed in American academia: the Sahara dispute. Mr. Bennis started the talk by clearly stating some goals. “I am here today to give the historical background of the region, to explain the efforts of the United Nations, and to explore other poss ...

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A Family of Nine Sahrawis Perishes in an Incident Attributed to Polisario

Casablanca - Living conditions in Tindouf Camps are increasingly deteriorating, and the Sahara people’s lives are increasingly at risk. According to the official website of the Forum for the Support of Sahrawi Autonomists (FORSATIN), nine members of a Sahrawi family lost their lives after a fire erupted in their tent in one of the Tindouf camps controlled by the Polisario in Algeria. Ahl Najem is said to be ...

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Associations Denounce Polisario’s “Violation of Children’s Rights”

Taroudant - Moroccan associations in Italy have sent a letter to various Italian media aimed at raising awareness and sensitizing the public to the systematic violations of children’s rights in the Tindouf camps in Algeria, according to the Maghreb Arab Press (MAP). On the occasion of The International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, also known as Red Hand Day, celebrated every February 12, the white ...

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