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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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senato della repubblica The Italian Senate denounces human rights violations by Morocco

Thursday, 3 April 2014 The Italian Senate denounces human rights violations by Morocco. Calls upon the Italian government to support, at the United Nations, that  MINURSO’s mandate has jurisdiction over human rights. The Italian Senate has passed an important resolution, on April 2, 2004, wherein it alleged “serious human rights violations perpetrated by Morocco in Western
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cartel presos politicos Massive hunger strike by Saharawi political prisoners to denounce torture and racism at Moroccan prisons

El Aaiún, 24 March 2014 151 Saharawi prisoners from the Moroccan prison of Ait Meloul announced their intention to hunger strike for 24 hours from Monday, March 24, 2014. By this strike, Saharawi political prisoners and prisoners of common crime want to denounce abuse and racism they are suffering from the Moroccan prison administration. This is
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YES HAND 1 Morocco tries to silence Human Rights violations by expelling 12 Spanish activists within the past 24 hours

El Aaiún, 16 April 2014 Yesterday, Tuesday, 15 April and today, Wednesday, 16 April, a total of 12 activists have been expelled from Western Sahara by the Moroccan occupying authorities. The three activists Mónica Alonso (Mundubat Foundation), Onintza Enbeitia (EHBildu) and Diana Fernández (Association of Friendship with the Saharawi People, from Seville and RAAMS), human
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Sukiena Lakuara Morocco prepares for the UN Security Council meeting by beating dozens of Saharawi citizens

El Aaiún, 15 April 2014 The occupying authorities intervened violently against hundreds of Saharawi demonstrators who managed to come to Maatallah neighbourhood, in the occupied city of El Aaiún, to participate in a demonstration called by the Coordination of Saharawi Human Rights Associations to demand the right to self-determination and the extension of the competences
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noche Saharawi activists continue to be victims of Moroccan brutality a few days before the UN Security Council meeting

El Aaiún, 14 April 2014 On Wednesday, March 26, in the “red flats” neighbourhood near  Smara Street in El Aaiún, the capital of occupied Western Sahara, more than 300 Sahrawi gathered for a peaceful demonstration, waving SADR´s flags and chanting slogans for self-determination and independence of Western Sahara. The demonstration extended to Smara Street, Mezouar Street,
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chicos Morocco “celebrates” International Women’s Day beating Saharawi women

El Aaiún, 8 March 2014 On Saturday, 8 March, in the occupied city of El Aaiún, Saharawi women attempted to express their solidarity with women around the world and their rejection of the occupation of Western Sahara during a peaceful demonstration in the occupied city of El Aaiún. The Moroccan police has surrounded the place
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delegación inglesa Two minors were arrested after ongoing demonstrations for independence and solidarity with the Sahrawi political prisoners

El Aaiún, 18 February Since Saturday, February 11, weekly demonstrations have continued in the occupied city of El Aaiún to demand the independence of the occupied territories of Western Sahara and the release of all Sahrawi political prisoners who are in Morocco’s jails. On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, more than 100 Sahrawi young students from the high
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delegacion_britanica The Moroccan occupying forces harm the physical integrity of parliamentarians from the United Kingdom

El Aaiún, 15 February This afternoon, at about 5:00 p.m. in the capital of occupied Western Sahara, El Aaiún, during an important visit of a delegation of parliamentarians and leaders of solidarity associations from the United Kingdom, the Akdeim Izik Coordination Platform called the Saharawi citizens to peacefully demonstrate because of the international campaign for
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