Category Archives: Western Sahara

Sahara Occidental : Macron incite le Maroc à faire la guerre à l’Algérie

Il était difficile d’éviter les images de la réception du dirigeant Saoudien à Paris juste avant les frappes, mais il ne s’agissait pas de la seule initiative diplomatique auprès des potentats arabes particulièrement réactionnaire et navigant de plus en plus en accord avec la monarchie saoudienne, à la fois contre l’Iran et contre les Etats qui prétendent résister aux injonction impérialistes macrono-trumpiennes. En effet si Trump est en train de peser sur l’Europe pour que celle-ci assume toujours plus l’OTAN et la présence américaine, en Afrique on assiste aux mêmes pressions pour entrer dans des expéditions. L’Algérie ayant résisté aux propositions d’expédition hors de son territoire, selon ce journal, l’entreprise de dépeçage interne et celle de l’hostilité de ses voisins aurait commencé. (note de Danielle Bleitrach)

Morocco threatens Algeria with intervention in Western Sahara

Morocco has informed Algiers through diplomatic channels that it will intervene militarily in Western Sahara if Sahrawi forces do not withdraw from the area east of the defensive wall, an Algerian diplomatic source told the Middle East Eye.

According to the source, Rabat used the ambassador of a European country as an intermediary in Algiers to deliver the message.

Warning on the serious situation of Sahrawi political prisoners on hunger strike: Saharawi National Human Rights Commission

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories), March 29, 2018 (SPS) – The Sahrawi National Commission for Human Rights (CONASADH) warned on Wednesday, in a statement, of the seriousness situation of Saharawi political prisoners, particularly the prisoners of Gdeim Izik, on hunger strike since last March 9, in protest of the bad treatments and their conditions, contradictory to the international conventions related to the prisoners.

Sahara Rise, International conference on civil resistance

After 42 years of occupation, the Saharawi people are facing a possible momentum in their call for freedom. The eventual transformation of this conflict of international dimensions depends on the collaboration of Saharawi organizations, groups and activists through a joint vision. These actors can also through international outreach get support from political and social actors devoted to human rights, justice and dignity. This joint vision and collaboration will lead to a nonviolent strategy that shows in common campaigns and actions.

“The conflict in Western Sahara is the last case of decolonization in Africa”: Malainin Lakhal

by Milena Rampoldi

In the following an important interview with the Saharawi journalist and political activist Malainin Lakhal. We talked about his biography, his fight for the Western Sahara, about Moroccan colonialism, and about the important of poetry and political struggle for the forgotten Saharawi people living in the last colony in Africa.