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Danish protest against Moroccan kangaroo court

Jan 28, 2013 0

  Today, representatives of Danish solidarity organization Africa Contact, the Danish political party the Red-Green Alliance, Polisario, and others staged a protest outside the Moroccan Embassy in Copenhagen. The focus of the protest was the Moroccan military court case against ...

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Moroccan human rights violations on the rise

Sep 25, 2012 3

“Severe beatings, sexual violence, and other forms of ill-treatment [against migrants] appear to be on the rise,” United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez,  said Saturday after returning from an eight-day mission to Morocco. The mission included a two-day ...

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Siemens criticised over Western Sahara deal

May 13, 2012 0

A spokesperson for the United Nations Global Compact has said that they “are looking into the issue” of the deal between Siemens Denmark and the Moroccan government to build 22 windmills near El Aaaiun in occupied Western Sahara. Siemens is ...

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Springtime for Western Sahara?

Jan 31, 2012 1

In many North African and Arab countries, the demands for democracy and economic redistribution of the so-called “Arab Spring”, have sounded the loudest from the region’s youth. The press has covered the protests in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia closely. But ...

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Morocco continues attacks on Western Sahara’s population

Oct 18, 2011 56

Morocco’s Human Rights record in occupied Western Sahara has always been poor. But since the peaceful protest by ten of thousands of Saharawis (Western Sahara’s indigenous population) near El Aaiun in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara in October last year– the so-called ...

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30 people are dead as plane crashed in Morocco

Jul 26, 2011 0

Over 30 people are said to have been killed when a Moroccan military plane slammed into a mountainside near Guelmim in the south of the country, the interior ministry and a local official said. “There were more than 30 dead on ...

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