'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 »

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 »

Western Sahara Rebels 'Detain Kidnap Suspects'

Updated: Fri 16 Dec, 04:32 am 2011

Western Saharan rebels have detained people who were "acting on behalf of a criminal organization" in the October kidnapping of three Europeans in Algeria. read more »