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Western Sahara: The Last Colony – The Moroccan Occupation of Western Sahara | allAfrica.com

By Malainin Lakhal The UN has adopted around hundred resolutions reaffirming the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination. Yet Sahrawis are still denied the legitimate and fundamental right to vote on the fate of their homeland. The West often portrays itself as the champion of democracy, rule of law and human rights. Yet, when we look at Western Sahara, the hypocrisy ...

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Western Sahara: Refugee starvation ‘could trigger new war’ | Pambazuka

Saharawis are becoming increasingly impatient with the UN and many are willing to break the ceasefire between Western Sahara’s liberation front, Polisario, and Morocco, which has been in place since 1991, and return to war. ‘The strategy of the Moroccan regime is to starve the Saharawi refugees into accepting the Moroccan position. They pressurise the UN into not giving the ...

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Morocco to host first solar farm in €400bn renewables network | The Guardian

Morocco has been chosen as the first location for a German-led, €400bn project to build a vast network of solar and windfarms across North Africa and the Middle East to provide 15% of Europe’s electricity supply by 2050. The Desertec Industrial Initiative (DII), a coalition of companies including E.ON, Siemens, Munich Re and Deutsche Bank, announced at its annual conference ...

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America in Trouble in the Middle East: Obama Understands, But GOP Gloats | James Zogby via Huffington Post

In our survey of over 4,000 Arabs from six countries (Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE), we found that favorable attitudes toward the U.S. had declined sharply since our last poll (which had been conducted in 2009 after Obama’s first 100 days in office). Read more here: James Zogby: America in Trouble in the Middle East: Obama ...

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