Morocco: Sahrawis Sentenced to Jail Over Western Sahara Killings
A Morocco court has sentenced 23 civilians to prison terms ranging from two years to life over the killing of 11 members of the Moroccan security forces in contested Western… Read more »
September 25, 2016
Morocco: Making Sense of the Recent Tension in Western Sahara
The tension between Morocco and the Polisario has reached a boiling point following Rabat's decision to send armed security personnel to the Guerguerat region at the… Read more »
May 31, 2016
Western Sahara: Polisario Front Leader Dies
The secretary general of the Polisario Front, a movement fighting for independence of the largely desert region of Western Sahara, has died. Read more »
March 28, 2016
Morocco: UN Chief Regrets Western Sahara 'Occupation' Comment
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon regrets a "misunderstanding" over his use of the word "occupation" to describe Morocco's annexation of Western Sahara, which led to Morocco… Read more »
March 17, 2016
Morocco: Can the UN's Row With Morocco Be Contained?
Morocco has said it is reducing its staff and support for the UN mission in Western Sahara, in protest at Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's recent comments about the disputed… Read more »
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