U.S. Oil Firm Creates Tension Over W. Sahara

Updated: Thu 13 Mar, 10:22 am

Advocacy groups have raised concerns about plans for oil exploration by a U.S. energy firm in Western Sahara, as U.S. and Moroccan executives meet to strengthen private sector ties. read more »

'Torture' Lawsuits Filed Against Moroccan Govt

Updated: Thu 27 Feb, 06:32 am

A Paris-based NGO has filed civil lawsuits against Morocco's intelligence chief, Abdellatif Hammouchi, for his "complicity in the torture" of a pro-independence Sahrawi activist. read more »

'Rights Violations Persist Against Sahrawis'

Updated: Fri 27 Sep, 09:21 am

Several months after the UN Security Council decided not to send observers to Western Sahara, rights groups are reporting the "systematic violations" of the human rights of Sahrawi people by Moroccan … read more »