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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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khatar The Moroccan authorities detained the young Saharawi journalist Khatar Mraizig

El Aaiún, 8 August 2014 On Friday afternoon, the Moroccan occupying authorities arrested the Saharawi young human rights activist, Khatar Mraizig, who was at the police station in the capital of occupied Western Sahara, El Aaiún, recovering the documentation of his taxi, confiscated on 2 August in the evening. According to Saharawi sources, around 4:30
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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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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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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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