Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Polisario Front vs. Morocco See summary

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english.pravda.ru Serious Human Rights violations by Morocco in Western Sahara 06/23
allafrica.com Algeria: UN Agencies in Algeria Urge Sustained Assistance for Sahrawi Refugees 06/23
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allafrica.com Morocco: AU Calls UN to Protect Western Sahara 06/20
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allafrica.com Kenya: Ruto Says Government Not Targeting Kamba Community 06/20
allafrica.com Malawi: President Mutharika Appointed Global Champion for Heforshe Campaign 06/20
allafrica.com 12-Year-Old Girls Can Give Sexual Consent - Head Prosecutor 06/19
pambazuka.net 52 years since OAU founding, Africa still colonized 06/19
allafrica.com Morocco: European Court of Justice to Assess EU-Morocco Agri-Deal 06/19
pambazuka.net AU asks UN to set referendum date in Western Sahara 06/19
allafrica.com Morocco: African Union Calls UN to Set Date for Self-Determination Referendum in Western Sahara 06/18
allafrica.com Algeria: Council of Nation Adopts Unanimously Three Bills On Creation of Military Medals 06/16
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allafrica.com Algeria: Army Chief of Staff Pays Working, Inspection Visit to 3rd Military Region 06/15
english.pravda.ru More than two dozen Galicians on hunger strike 06/13
huffingtonpost.com State Department Clarifies Stance on Western Sahara, USAID Activities 06/09
dailytrust.com.ng ASUU wants Nigeria to cut ties with Morocco 06/08
dailytrust.com.ng ASUU to Buhari: Ban importation from Morocco now 06/07
tamilguardian.com Italy, Algeria and Lesotho back Saharawi self determination 06/05
aljazeera.com Western Sahara's struggle for freedom cut off by a wall 06/04
english.pravda.ru Western Sahara: Desperate mother on hunger strike over Morocco terror 06/04
allafrica.com Cuba Official Jets in Harare to strengthen Ties 06/04
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allafrica.com Decolonization of Western Sahara, Focus of International Conference in Abuja 06/02
dailytrust.com.ng NLC pickets Morocco embassy over Western Sahara 06/02
punchng.com AU, ASUU urge Morocco to free Western Sahara 06/02
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thisdaylive.com ASUU Pleads with African Leaders to Liberate and Decolonise Western Sahara 05/29
huffingtonpost.com Four generations; 40 years of exile 05/27
english.pravda.ru Decolonization of Western Sahara, the world's debt to the Saharawi people 05/26
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bbc.co.uk Toy soldiers at war 05/20
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allafrica.com Stemming People-Trafficking in the Mediterranean 05/13
allafrica.com Africa: Algeria, Tanzania Express 'Concern' Over Terrorist Threat in Africa 05/12
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economist.com FiSahara International Film Festival : Screen of the desert 05/10
allafrica.com Algeria: Polisario Front Condemns France's Negative Role in Western Sahara Conflict 05/08
english.pravda.ru Western Sahara: One dead and several injured in landmine explosion 05/07
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Front Condemns France's Negative Role in Western Sahara Conflict 05/06
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english.pravda.ru Western Sahara: Moroccan police terrify residents 05/04
english.pravda.ru Human rights violations in Western Sahara ignored for a further year by the UN 05/02
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allafrica.com Western Sahara: Moroccan Forces Intervene Violently Against Saharawi Citizens in Occupied Smara 05/01
allafrica.com Morocco: To the Polisario - Morocco Is Waiting 05/01
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Summary

Morocco has controlled Western Sahara since 1979. The Algeria-backed Polisario Front is pushing for its independence. Last active fighting was in 1991 but the status of the territory is not settled and approximately 100,000 refugees are living in Algeria.