Western Sahara

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 05:27:33 GMT
Western Sahara - Polisario Front Leader Arrives in Algeria
[DW] Brahim Ghali left Spain for Algeria where he has been taken to a military hospital to continue his recovery from COVID-19. Algeria's president was quick to pay him a visit.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 05:14:44 GMT
Spanish Court Refuses to Jail Polisario Front Leader
[DW] Brahim Ghali traveled to Spain in April to seek medical treatment, angering Morocco. Madrid has informed Rabat that the independence fighter is planning on leaving the country.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 05:41:30 GMT
Polisario Leader Questioned in Spain Over Torture Allegations
[RFI] The leader of Western Sahara's independence movement, Brahim Ghali, is to appear before a Spanish court Tuesday over allegations of torture and genocide. His presence in Spain has angered Moroccan authorities, as a diplomatic crisis between the...

Mon, 31 May 2021 06:26:44 GMT
Morocco Threatens More Reprisals Over Western Sahara
[VOA] Morocco's ambassador to Spain has threatened more reprisals against Madrid over its decision to allow a Western Sahara independence leader to be treated in a Spanish hospital.

Thu, 27 May 2021 08:34:55 GMT
Unattended Minors Stranded in Spanish Enclave of Ceuta
[DW] While most of the thousands of migrants who entered the Spanish enclave of Ceuta were deported, local Spanish officials struggle to care for the minors it cannot unceremoniously send back across the border to Morocco.

Sat, 29 May 2021 17:42:05 GMT
"AU Foundation Has the Objective of Supporting the Struggle of the Peoples Against Colonialism and Apartheid" (Communiqué)
[SPS] Bir Lehlu (Sahrawi Republic) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) affirmed today that the "declaration of the leaders of independent African countries at the beginning of the sixties of the last century on the constitution of a continental ...

Tue, 25 May 2021 09:03:17 GMT
Africa Must Liberate Western Sahara, Says Zimbabwe's Mumbengegwi
[The Herald] African countries should put maximum effort towards the liberation of the Western Sahara, the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic to realise the goals and the aspirants of the founding fathers of the Organisation of African Union, now the A...

Thu, 20 May 2021 06:01:58 GMT
Migrants Subjected to Violence and Used As 'Pawns' - Amnesty International
[AI London] Children beaten by Spanish guards after border gates thrown open Stand-off appears to be Morocco's 'retaliation' for separatist leader's medical treatment in Spain 'Spanish abuses are also EU abuses' - Virginia Álvarez

Wed, 19 May 2021 06:23:26 GMT
Spain Says Flood of Migrants From Morocco Is 'Serious Crisis'
[VOA] Madrid -- Spain's prime minister flew to the country's North African enclave Tuesday to contain a migration crisis with neighboring Morocco after 6,000 migrants swam or walked over the border.

Wed, 12 May 2021 12:39:07 GMT
Brahim Ghali Case - Arguments Put Forward By Spain "Are Not Convincing" (Parliamentarians)
[MAP] Rabat -- Representatives of parliamentary groups and groupings in the House of advisors said, on Tuesday, that the arguments put forward by Spain to justify the hosting of Polisario leader, the man named Brahim Ghali , "are not convincing", cal...

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:44:48 GMT
Fresh Dispute Erupts Between Spain and Morocco Over Western Sahara Leader
[VOA] Madrid -- A diplomatic dispute between Morocco and Spain over Madrid's decision to host a leader of the Western Saharan independence movement has soured what had been improving relations across the Mediterranean Sea.

Thu, 13 May 2021 08:53:26 GMT
Spain Has 'Historic Opportunity to Do Justice' to Polisario's Victims (Associations)
[MAP] Madrid -- More than 100 organizations and associative actors representing the Moroccan diaspora in Spain have urged the Spanish justice to seize the "historic opportunity" of the illegal presence of the leader of the Polisario militias, the so-...