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News Topic - Western Sahara

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27 dead after migrant boat capsizes off West African coast United Nations agencies say at least 27 people died after a boat carrying migrants capsized off West Africa between Mauritania and Western Sahara
Washington Post | Aug 7, 2020 11:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
West Saharan group takes New Zealand superannuation fund to court over 'blood phosphate' Independence movement lodges documents in high court arguing $45bn fund invests in illegally mined fertiliserThe Western Sahara liberation movement has taken New Zealands superannuation fund to the countrys highest court over its investments in farms that
The Guardian | Mar 15, 2020 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video contradicts Moroccos justification of a brutal beating in Western Sahara The final episode of our miniseries Fakeout takes us to Western Sahara, where a video contradicts the Moroccan governments justification for a brutal beating of two men.
Washington Post | Mar 12, 2020 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Morocco Suffers Sharp Fall In Phosphate Sales From Disputed Territory Of Western Sahara, As North American Orders Dry Up Exports of phosphates from Western Sahara have fallen to their lowest level since at least 2012, with volumes almost halving in 2019 to 1 million tonnes | Feb 24, 2020 12:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Netanyahus Election Hopes Rope U.S. Into Africas Last Colony (Bloomberg) -- Israel asked the U.S. to open a consulate in Moroccan-annexed Western Sahara to help it normalize ties with the North African nation, an official said, a move that would bolster both Moroccos territorial claim and the Israeli leaders re-ele
Yahoo! News | Feb 6, 2020 09:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Morocco adds W. Sahara waters to its maritime territory Morocco on Wednesday integrated waters off the coast of Western Sahara into its maritime territory, adopting two laws that extend its legal jurisdiction over the disputed former Spanish colony. "These laws aim to update the national legal arsenal" in line
Yahoo! News | Jan 22, 2020 10:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Niger fighting 'asymmetric war' against armed groups: Analysts Niger mourns fallen troops as Islamic State in Western Sahara Province claims responsibility for attack that killed 71.
Al Jazeera | Dec 13, 2019 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Gandhi of Western Sahara' warns time running out to avoid war Aminatou Haidar, a champion of peaceful resistance to Morocco's annexation of Western Sahara, is demanding urgent international action to prevent the frozen conflict from devolving into war. The 52-year-old Sahrawi human rights activist, who on Wednesday
Yahoo! News | Dec 3, 2019 03:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Foreign interference fears after Sydney University cancels Western Sahara speaker Human rights advocates warn of dangerous precedent as sold-out event featuring Tecber Ahmed Saleh cancelled after Moroccan embassy expresses concernThe cancellation of a speech by a Western Saharan human rights advocate at the University of Sydney has rea
The Guardian | Sep 22, 2019 03:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-generals personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons
Washington Post | May 22, 2019 11:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend