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Morocco-Algeria: The Unbalanced Friendship

By Majid Morceli San Francisco- For several decades Morocco was able to form solid relationships with countries that can be considered good friends, because they could undoubtedly help tip the balance in our favor when it comes to our country’s sacred cause. Morocco has been a big help to many of these so-called friends. France considers Morocco a lucrative business partner and the balance of their trade ob ...

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Morocco Rejects African Union Decision to Appoint a Special Envoy for Western Sahara

Rabat - Morocco rejected this Tuesday the African Union's decision to appoint what it called a special envoy for the Western Sahara issue, says a release of the ministry of foreign affairs and cooperation.  The release said Morocco "does not, in any way, feel concerned by this unilateral decision", and denied to the AU any "legal ground nor a political base or moral legitimacy to intervene, in any way, in t ...

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Javier Bardem on Western Sahara and Catalan Independence: Duplicity or Ignorance?

Washington DC — While Javier Bardem continues his campaign promoting an independent Sahrawi Republic, he hasn’t showed any support for Catalonians’ right to self-determination. Bardem’s clashing attitudes show arbitrary and uninformed positions on two decisive political crises. The Spanish actor vigorous support for “Western Sahara “independence from Morocco and his “nonexistent” positions on Catalan rights ...

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Morocco Declares Victory at the UN?: Not So Fast

By Majid Morceli Rabat- Since the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) decision to extend the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) for a year without a human rights mandate, the Moroccan government and its allies have hailed the decision as a victory for Morocco and a loss for the enemies of the Kingdom’s territorial integrity.  But what actually happened ...

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Members of Polisario Militia Defect to Youth for Change

Taroudant, Morocco- Following the release of a series of videos posted on YouTube showing young Sahrawi activists protesting the alleged miserable conditions in which they are living under the Polisario leadership, a new video, posted on YouTube on April 25, showed militiamen who had been recruited in the fighting groups of the Polisario Front declaring their dissidence from the front and joining the Sahara ...

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New Video Denounces Recruitment of Young Sahrawis to Polisario Militia

Casablanca- In a recent video posted on YouTube, a young Sahrawi denounced the recruitment of Sahrawi youth to the Polisario’s armed militia.   The video came as a response to another video posted a few weeks ago, in which a Sahrawi called on the Sahrawi population to stand up against the Polisario leadership by defending their rights through a project entitled “A Minute of Truth”. The young Sahrawi in the ...

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Embarrassing Video Incriminates the Polisario, Shows Other Side of the Coin

Taroudant, Morocco- Members of the Sahrawi movement "Youth for Change" inside the Tindouf camps managed to break the state of silence imposed on them for almost forty years by the Polisario leadership, and called on the international community to find an "urgent solution" to their long-lasting sufferings inside the camps. In a video posted by Laayoune TV channel on YouTube Friday, the members of the movemen ...

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Dispelling misconceptions and misrepresentations about the Sahara

New York- As I was reading an article about the question of the Sahara entitled "The Tindouf Refugee Camps: A Moroccan’s Reflections", I was struck by the amount of factual mistakes and misrepresentations made by the editors of the article, as well as by the shallowness of the arguments its author makes in defending the Polisairo and slamming Morocco. In the first part of this article, which was published i ...

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Polisario prevents international media from covering Tindouf uprising: Saharawi NGO

El Jadida, Morocco- After Tindouf’s Autonomy Support Forum (FORSATIN) called for press missions to give voice to the Sahraoui people struggling against the Polisario, different media outlets have answered and taken on the challenge of setting foot in Tindouf Camps.  However, the Polisario were alert; they have adopted a devilish strategy to ward off the huge number of incoming press delegations whose purpos ...

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After Wave of Protests in Tindouf Camps, Polisario Declares State of Emergency

Taroudant- The Forum of Support for the Autonomists of Tindouf said that a wave of protests has broken out in most of the camps in Tindouf and that the Polisario has declared a state of emergency.   In a statement sent to MWN, the Forum said that on “Tindouf camps in Algerian territory are being impacted by protests and mass demonstrations led directly by the population.”Events which broke out throughout th ...

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A Moroccan denied Spanish citizenship for his position against the Polisario

Rabat- Because he is an anti-Polisario activist,  the Spanish authorities deny citizenship to a Moroccan Professor. Based on an earlier decision made by the Ministry of Justice, the National court of Madrid decided to deny citizenship to a Moroccan university Professor residing in Spain on grounds of what it described as “reasons of public order and national interest,” according to Spanish news outlet El Pe ...

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Panama announces the suspension of its recognition of the so-called “SADR”

Rabat- The Government of Panama has officially announced Wednesday the suspension of its recognition of the ghostly "SADR", stressing that this entity "does not meet the basic constituent elements of a sovereign state in accordance with the principles of international law," according to MAP. This decision comes less than 2 months after the Government of the Republic of Haiti announced in an official stateme ...

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