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Report of the Secretary-General on the situation concerning Western Sahara 2015

The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2152 (2014), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 April 2015 and requested me to provide a report to it on the situation in Western Sahara well before the end of
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Mohamed Lamin Haidala Another Saharawi killed by Morocco in a continued and silent genocide against the Saharawis

El Aaiún, 14 February 2014 Mohamed Lamin Haidala is a Saharawi. Born in 1994, he lived with his mother in the home of his grandparents in El Aaiún, in the occupied territories of Western Sahara. He died on 8 February 2015, a week after being attacked by 5 Moroccans and then held injured in police
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is EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE FORBIDS MOROCCO TO PROFIT FROM EUROPEAN SHIPS ALONGSIDE THE AGREEMENT WITH THE EU

Sunday, 13 October 2014 WSHRW is the only international organisation that informed, on 17 April 2014, about the request for a preliminary ruling (C-565/13) introduced by a Swedish court before the European Court of Justice. http://www.wshrw.org/en/esta-marruecos-lucrandose-de-la-pesca-de-barcos-europeos-en-el-sahara-occidental-al-margen-de-los-acuerdos-con-la-ue/ In that moment, WSHRW stated: “The news, despite its utmost importance, has gone totally unnoticed and yet it is
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Kirbin Gooking WSHRW ASKS FOR FULL RESPECT OF ALL SORT OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE WESTERN SAHARA

The United Nations coverage of the Fourth Commission of the General Assembly paid special attention to the presentation made by Prof. Kirby Gooking speaking in the name of Western Sahara Human Rights Watch (WSHRW). The main title for the coverage of the session held on 9 October 2014 (“Decades-long Dispute over Western Sahara Draws Appeals
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Cheikh Amidan Saharawi masses receive their political prisoners under strong pressure exerted by the Moroccan police

El Aaiún, 9 August 2014 On Saturday morning, August 9, the Saharawi political prisoner Cheikh Amidan has been released from Ait Melloul prison in Agadir. Cheikh Amidan has spent the last five years of his life conducting several hunger strikes to protest against continuous torture and ill-treatment, which he has been subjected to by the
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Mohamed Lamin Haidala Testimony of Mohamed Lamin Haidala’s uncle, the young Saharawi murdered by Moroccan settlers, the occupation police and doctors

Testimony of Mohamed Lamin Haidala’s uncle, the young Saharawi aged 21, who was taking a professional plumbing training course in the occupied city of El Aaiún, son of Abdalahi Haidala and of Takbar Hadi and who lived with his maternal grandparents in the neighbourhood of “Stone House” in El Aaiún. El Aaiún, 10 February 2014 On
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Brahim Ben Brahim New attack by the Moroccan authorities on Saharawi journalists

El Aaiún, 29 January 2014 On Wednesday, 28 January 2014, the journalist of SADR TV Hayat El Khaldi invited the Saharawi journalists Mohamed Mayara and Zayou Abdelrahmane, a former political prisoner of the “Akdeim Izik” group, for the recording of a Saharawi television programme on the peaceful Intifada and the prospects of the resistance for
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Hassana 2 Refusal to grant asylum to a Saharawi citizen and dubious and questionable position adopted by Spain

El Aaiún, 23 January 2014 Spain has just refused to grant asylum on its land to Hassana Aalia. Hassana is a Saharawi journalist, whose country, Western Sahara, a Spanish colony, has been invaded in 1975, particularly by Morocco, when Spain passed it over by signing with the two new colonialists (Morocco and Mauritania which withdrew
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Ibrahim Bada Uld Taher 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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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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