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New crime of the Moroccan occupation army near the Western Sahara’s wall

El Aaiún, 13 July 2014 On Saturday, 12 July, a unit of the Moroccan army purposely shot two Saharawi shepherds near the Moroccan “separation wall” area. A group of Moroccan soldiers shot the Saharawi citizen, Ibrahim Baha Uld Taher, in cold blood, with a clean shot to the head and seriously injured another Saharawi citizen,
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Frank Ruddy Farewell Ambassador

El Aaiún, 12 mai 2014 Western Sahara Human Rights Watch wants to express to ambassador Frank Ruddy´s family its sincere condolences for the loss of such a venerable person. His nobility and his love for justice will always be an example to be followed by those who respect human rights and international law in Western
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pescado-saharaui1 Is Morocco profiting from the fishing by European vessels in Western Sahara alongside the scope of the agreements with the EU?

The news, despite its utmost importance, has gone totally unnoticed and yet it is highly relevant to assess Morocco’s real plunder of Western Sahara’s waters, which goes much further than the official agreement with the EU. The Supreme Court of Western Sweden (Hovrätten för Västra Sverige) has lodged with the Court of Justice, on 4 November
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Western Sahara Human Rights Watch Report WSHRW and Equipo Media: HUMAN RIGHTS IN WESTERN SAHARA 2013

Front Page P.1 Index  P.2 Introduction P. 3-4 Preliminary Chapter P.3-8 Chapter I: The 1991 Settlement Plan Chronicle of a Frustration P. 8-25 Chapter II: The Legal Situation of the Occupied Territories P. 25-35 Chapter III: Plundering of Natural Resources A Form of Human Rights Violation P.35-44 Chapter IV: Right to assembly, demonstration and freedom
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François Hollande- President of France Former UN officials in Western Sahara call for human rights monitoring

Former Deputy Chairman of the UN peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, Frank Ruddy, and former UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, Peter Van Walsum, have written to French president François Hollande calling on him to push for human rights monitoring to be included in MINURSO’s mandate. In their letter, they warn of potential
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Haissan Mahmoud Saharawi journalists under Moroccan fire: Haissan Mahmoud arrested and sent to Black Prison

El Aaiún, 7 July 2014 On Thursday, 2 July, the Saharawi journalist Haissan Mahmoud was arrested at dawn by Moroccan police officers who were waiting for him outside his home. On July 1st, the TVRASD had broadcast a video of a peaceful popular demonstration in the occupied city of El Aaiún, on which the journalist
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S Another Saharawi peaceful demonstration attacked by the Moroccan police

El Aaiún, 17 May 2014 On 15 May 2014, following a call from the Coordinator of Human Rights Associations and Committees in occupied El Aaiún, and despite the blockade imposed by the Moroccan occupying forces, more than 100 Saharawi citizens arrived on Smara Street to protest against the occupation of the territory, the plundering of
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M0 The marginalized Saharawi citizens invite themselves to the conference on regionalisation

El Aaiún, 17 May 2014 On 11 May 2014, at 6 p.m., a conference was organized in Smara on “Advanced Regionalisation”, attended by the former Moroccan Minister for Foreign Affairs and member of the Secretariat of PJD, Sa’ad Eddine El Othmani. More than 100 Saharawi unemployed workers invaded the room before the end of the
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Zogham2 Moroccan intimidation and repression continue in occupied Western Sahara

El Aaiún, 17 May 2014 Nothing has changed on the ground in Western Sahara. Arbitrary arrest and violent intimidation by the Moroccan police continue against Saharawi activists. Despite the Security Council decision 2152 which underlines the importance of improving the respect for human rights in Western Sahara, the occupation Moroccan authorities pursue their aggression policy
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Salek Laasairi Salek Laasairi, 38 days without eating to protest against Moroccan prison violence

El Aaiún, 14 May 2014 On Monday, 12 May 2014, the Saharawi political prisoner Salek Laasairi decided to end the hunger strike he had begun 38 days ago. He started his hunger strike after his belongings were destroyed by the guards of Ait Melloul prison, after being beaten severely because he complained to the prison
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SCANDAL: OHCHR INTENDS TO MEET WITH THE VICTIMS OF THE MOROCCAN REPRESSION AT A HOTEL THAT HONOURS THE OCCUPATION

El Aaiún, 14 May 2014 The Saharawi Associations for the Defence of Human Rights regret and condemn the lack of interest shown by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mrs.Navi Pillay, in the framework of her visit to the occupied city of El Aaiún, from 29 April to 1 May, to inquire about
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