Rabat - A new petition on Avaaz.com – which has gathered over 2,000 signatures since it was published on November 24th - asserts the Moroccan identity of the Western Sahara and urges the African Union to recognize the North African kingdom’s sovereignty in the disputed territory. 

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Zainab Calcuttawala is an American journalist based in Morocco.