As Morocco and Algeria wrapped up the UN-sponsored talks on the future of the Western Sahara with plans to meet again, thousands of Sahrawi refugees remain warehoused in the Algerian deserts with little hope of returning to their homeland. The United Nations’ lack of urgency in addressing the plight of the displaced Sahrawis is worrisome and troublesome.

Geneva Talks Resemble Failed Manhasset Negotiations, Ignore Plight of Sahrawis in Tindouf Camps
As Morocco and Algeria wrapped up the UN-sponsored talks on the future of the Western Sahara with plans to meet again, thousands of Sahrawi refugees remain warehoused in the Algerian deserts with little hope of returning to their homeland.
Hassan Masiky was born in Kenitra, Morocco, and is based in Washington as a blogger and freelance writer.