January 19, 2018

Category: Western Sahara News

Tateh, the Hamada Eco Builder

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Tateh Lahbib Braïka received a scholarship from the Erasmus Mundus Higher Education Mobility Programme and studied Energy Efficiency at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. After obtaining a master’s degree, he returned to the Sahrawi refugee camps in south-western Algeria to develop a new concept of building solid and […]

Minister of National Defense chairs a meeting of the General Staff of the Saharawi People’s Liberation Army

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  Chahid El Hafed The Minister of National Defense, Abdallahe Lehbib Albalalal, presided over Tuesday a meeting of the General Staff of the Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) at the headquarters of the Ministry of National Defense. The meeting, in agreement with the Chief of Instruction and Training Directorate of the Ministry of National Defense, […]

Saharawi Delegate in Murcia Region is received by Murcia authorities (press)

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Murcia The Minister of Presidency and Development, Pedro Rivera, accompanied by the Director General of the European Union, External Action and Cooperation, Manuel Pleguezuelo, today received the Saharawi delegate in the Region of Murcia, Fatma Mohamed Salem, accompanied by members of her delegation and of the Saharawi Sonrisa Association of Murcia, to study the solidarity […]

Western Sahara before the CJEU

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Just a quick heads-up to our readers that yesterday Advocate General Wathelet of the Court of Justice of the EU delivered his opinion in Case C‑266/16, Western Sahara Campaign UK, The Queen v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, Secretary of State for  Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. This is a very important opinion, dealing with numerous issues of […]

EU-Morocco fisheries agreement: CNASPS hails conclusions of CJEU Advocate General

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Algiers The National Algerian Committee of Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (CNASPS) hailed Wednesday, with great satisfaction, the conclusions of the Advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Wathelet, who said that the fisheries agreement concluded between the European Union and Morocco is “invalid,” said the Committee in a communiqué. […]

Gali calls on EU to abide by ECJ ruling on fisheries agreement with Morocco

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Chahed El-Hafed / Sahrawi refugee camps President of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Secretary General of Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, on Wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to abide by the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on EU-Morocco fisheries agreement, signed in 2014, and declared “invalid” by the ECJ Prosecuting […]

Sahrawi State determined to enshrine rule of law despite iniquitous Moroccan occupation

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Boujdour / Sahrawi refugee camp President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Brahim Gali affirmed Tuesday, in Boujdour, that the Sahrawi State is determined to honour its commitments as part of the African Union (AU) concerning the enshrinement of the rule of law and fight against all […]

Reuters : western Sahara dispute should invalidate EU-Morocco fish deal, EU court adviser says

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s fisheries deal with Morocco should be declared invalid because it includes Western Sahara, an adviser to the EU’s top court said on Wednesday in the latest legal opinion on trade ties involving the disputed territory. Western Sahara has been contested since 1975 when Spanish colonial powers left. Morocco claimed […]

Christian Science Monitor: Monarchy has almost full control on press in Morocco

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Washington – The famous Boston newspaper The Christian Science Monitor addresses, in a thorough investigation, the extent of censorship on Morocco where Monarchy has a complete control on press, reinforcing trend on self-censorship. In this regard, the government in Morocco uses several ways “to stifle the press: harassment, arrest, fines, suspension and economic pressure from […]

Legal advisor says EU fisheries deal with Morocco invalid

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BRUXELLES – L’accordo di pesca tra l’Unione Europea e il Marocco è stato messo in dubbio dopo che un alto consulente legale ha dichiarato che il patto non è valido perché non rispetta i diritti delle persone nella controversa regione del Sahara Occidentale. In an opinion for the European Court of Justice, Advocate General Melchior […]
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